At Google I/O 2016, VP of Engineering for Android David Burke spoke about the many changes coming to the platform. These include many under the hood improvements as well as new features.
At Google’s 10th annual I/O Developer Conference, the search giant announced Google Home. The product is a stationary physical device that answers questions and does tasks, similar to Amazon’s Echo device.
At Google I/O 2016, Android group project manager Ellie Powers spoke about the new Instant Apps for the platform that allow users to use parts of apps in their mobile browser without installing on their devices.
The new AI assistant by Google looks to utilize cloud computing to create a more seemless, conversational style experience. Google CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the new product at the company’s I/O keynote event.
The platform will be integrated into Android N, the next version of Google’s expanding operating system. Google VP of Virtual Reality Clay Bavor presented the program and some of it’s partners at Google I/O 2016.