If there’s one big brand that knows exactly what the technology industry wants, it has to be Google. The multinational company’s business includes Internet search, cloud computing, advertising technology and more. In addition, the famous Android mobile operating system comes from Google. At the same time, Google’s mobile phone brand “The Pixel Series” is also loved by many. As we all know, Android and iOS are the two most popular mobile operating systems in the world. In the fourth quarter of 2013, the global market share of Android mobile phones reached 78.1%. StockApps data show that Android had a market share of 69.74% in January 2022

Earlier today, Google hosted the Google I / O Developer Conference. The conference was a double visibility conference. This means that the company has chosen an online plus offline event. For the offline conference, the venue was the San Francisco Coastline Amphitheater. The conference lasted 2 hours. Google demonstrates the key technologies of existing AI, calculations and data models. The company also launched the first smartwatch, the Pixel Watch, Pixel Buds Pro wireless noise canceling headphones and the Google Pixel 6a. As we all expected, Google officially unveiled Android 13 to the public. However, looking at the long list of ads, Android 13 is just an “appetizer” of the event. There were “bigger” interests at the event.

Google I / O Conference Hardware and Software Products

Google Lens, an image research and search feature

While Google had a long list of hardware at launch, the company also had a long list of new features. Prabhakar Raghavan, Google’s senior vice president, said the Google Lens search engine now has a new feature called “Near Me.” This feature can search for results locally based on photos taken by users. He can even identify the restaurant that makes a particular food if the restaurant has a cooking pattern.

At the same time, Google has launched a “scene exploration” feature. Users can now identify objects by moving the camera and adding filtering conditions to display real-time results.

Google says it is introducing a new image search feature that will allow users to refine their searches based on skin tones classified on the MST scale. This expands to 10 different skin tones and takes care of machine learning (ML) technology, which can maintain an unfair bias and is not suitable for people with darker skin tones. This changes the current bias towards artificial intelligence (AI) products. In addition, Google plans to use the MST scale to test the diversity of its results, but searching for specific terms such as “baby” or “doctor” will not only show white faces.

Google Maps

For the most part, Google Maps is a flat 2D application, and if the device can process more graphics and more data, the user can trigger the 3D data set on Google Earth and get 3D buildings. At the conference, Google announced a new immersive view map module that allows people to have an immersive experience.

Google I / O Conference

Android 13

Next is Android 13, which everyone is looking forward to. Google has launched a new Google Wallet that supports boarding, concerts, vaccination cards and other tickets in addition to payments. A Security and Privacy Settings page will be added later this year. One location collects all the key privacy information and is designed to encourage Android users to deal with any security issues that may arise.

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Android 13 also allows users to set the system language for each application. This is useful for multilingual users who rely on different languages ​​in different situations.

Google Pixel 6a

In terms of hardware, the Google Pixel 6a has three colors and uses a Google Tensor processor + a Titan M2 security chip. This smartphone also supports 5G network connection. The Google Pixel 6a comes with a 6.1-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080. The display supports 60Hz, which is enough for a mid-range smartphone. This device has a storage space of 6GB + 128GB and has a 4300 mAh battery.

Google Pixel 6a

Google says the phone will receive “five years of security updates” and three years of operating system updates. It will officially appear on the shelves on July 28, with pre-orders starting on July 21 for $ 449.

Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro

In addition to Google Pixel 6a, Google has officially announced the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. Pixel 7 has three colors, including Obsidian, Snow White and Lemongrass, while Pixel 7 Pro is available in Obsidian, Snow White and other colors. In addition, the Pixel 7 Pro will have a triple rear camera system, and the trigram lens can be wide-angle / ultra-wide-angle / telephoto.

Google Pixel 7

Google Pixel Buds Pro

Google Pixel Buds Pro features active noise reduction and transparency mode, combined with Google’s custom audio chip and beamforming microphones to deliver clearer sound. The headset supports multipoint connections, can connect to multiple devices, and can switch seamlessly between devices without using the Bluetooth menu to connect or disconnect the headset.

Google I / O Conference

In terms of battery life, the Pixel Buds Pro can last 7 hours in noise reduction mode, up to 20 hours with the charging box and 11 hours in normal mode. The headphones are priced at $ 199 and will be available for pre-order on July 21.

Google Pixel Buds Pro

Google Pixel Watch

The long-standing Google Pixel Watch was also presented at the conference. The watch is equipped with a rotating crown on the side, a stainless steel case and a removable strap. It also supports NFC touch payment, built-in Google Home and supports Wear OS. This watch also integrates Fitbit with the Google Assistant feature and will have an LTE option.

Google Pixel Watch

Google Pixel Tablet and Google AR glasses

Google unveiled its new Android tablet at the Google I / O conference. This device promises more than 20 Android tablet apps for Google services and a widescreen design with four pogo-pin connectors on the back.

Google tablet

At the same time, Google also showed AR glasses, but is currently in the concept stage and only shows the translation function. In the demonstration, the device showed the translated text on the screen, which looked like a standard pair of thick-rimmed glasses.

Google I / O Conference

Conclusion

The above is the entire content of Google I / O conference. Google doesn’t usually announce products released after a year, but this time there seems to be a “pause”. In terms of weather, Google has many new products this year, but none of them seem to be available in the near future. Products such as tablets and AR glasses will not be available soon.


Google I/O conference products – Android 13 is even just an “appetizer”

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