I/O : Discover Latest Product And Platform Innovations From !  Annual developer conference kicked off at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, today, with a nice festive ambiance where , investors, and developers were cheerful waiting to learn latest product and platform innovations at

So fat for is Google announcements on Keynote revealed.

Just at the beginning of the keynote, Google announced the company rebrands its to Google AI. Google has increasingly focused R&D on vision, natural processing, and neural networks.

The Coolest Things From Google I/O

  • Hate Making Phone Calls? The Google Assistant Can Do It
  • Google Teases AI-Enhanced Pics, Emails That Write Themselves
  • Google Wants to Put Down Your Phone (No, Really)
  • Say Farewell to Android’s Familiar Navigation
  • Google Assistant Is Listening: No ‘Hey Google’ Needed
  • Lost? Google Will AR to Show the Way
  • Play Rock, Paper, Scissors With This Google IoT Bo

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Android P

Google will no doubt show off features in the next version of Android, codenamed P. In March, the developer preview of Android P arrived; it revamped the way notifications displayed and paved the way for vendors to that cop the iPhone X’s infamous “notch.”

The on Android may also get a tweak. In April, Google accidentally revealed a redesigned on-screen navigation bar for Android P.

Presumably, it’ll do away with the “recent” button, lets you switch between apps. To the function, you’ll instead swipe up on a new pill-shaped home icon. According to 9to5Google, the company has also decided to make the back button occasionally disappear when the phone goes idle.

During Google I/O , the company may also highlight some new privacy features coming to Android P. Developers spotted a change to the operating system that will prevent third-party apps from monitoring your smartphone’s network activity and when other apps connecting to the .

Artificial Intelligence

Google started off as a provider, but the company has said its future is in artificial intelligence. Helping to lead that charge has been the -activated Google Assistant, is finding its way to and third-party .

Google I/O 2018 represents a chance for the giant to bring developers on to its platform at the time when ’s has been reaching into homes through the company’s Echo smart speakers.

So don’t be surprised to hear upcoming features around Google Assistant, along with new partnerships. On Monday, for example, JBL announced that the virtual assistant software is coming to a hybrid smart speaker/TV hub the JBL Link Bar.

Wear OS

The hype around Android-based smartwatches has faded, but Google isn’t giving up on the technology. In March, it changed the of its OS for wearables from “Android Wear” to “Wear OS.”

Google implied it did this to avoid alienating iPhone owners, have been gravitating to the $329.00 at Buy. “We’re just scratching the surface of ’s possible with wearables and there’s even more exciting work ahead,” a Wear OS director Dennis Troper said at the time.

Days before Google I/O 2018, the company announced some new features for Wear OS, including updates to the Google Assistant. The -activated assistant will now offer more responses to your questions. For instance, if you ask the , your smartwatch will show you the current conditions, and display follow-up questions regarding the tomorrow or over the weekend.

During the developer conference, Google will probably demo features, and preview some new ones slated to arrive in the future.

Google Lens

of the promising the company unveiled at last year’s developer’s conference was Google Lens. It’s basically a that runs through your smartphone’s camera. Take a picture of a restaurant, flower, or obscure word, and Google Lens will identify and pull up relevant information it.

The product was initially limited to the company’s Pixel phones, but in February, Google announced plans to bring it to more compatible .

Although the technology isn’t always accurate, it does present a game-changing way to do hands-free searches over your smartphone. LG said in a recent press release that “more details” Google Lens will be mentioned at Google I/O 2018 this year.

Google News

The company is also reportedly going to talk up a redesign to its Google News service. According to AdAge, the revamp will more video from ’s news and load from media publishers faster. The company is also shutting down its Google Newsstand app a product that compiles news into a digital but incorporating its features into Google News.

The change is reportedly of a Google push to consolidate all its news services into brand. it makes for easier reading and a better experience, we’ll have to see.

We will bring you more breaking down about Google I/O 2018 in a couple of days.