Google I/O 2017

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io17 Keynote is complete!

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There were some extra pieces there that weren’t too important but that is that

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Google Play Protect

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Autofill is coming into Apps, login to Twitter with your credentials from Twitter.com

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Notifications can now be shown from long pressing on the app icon

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Notification Dots

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Picture-In-Picture

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Fluid Experiences up first

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2. Vitals

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1. Fluid Experiences

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Android O

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ANDROID TIME!

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Google is matching super chat donations from today’s Slow Mo Guys video by 100X So if users donate $1000, Google will donate $100,000!

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The Slow Mo Guys!

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She’s a bit too bouncy for my liking – I’ve been up since 5am.

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“Super Chat”

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Christ she’s cheery

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YouTube is up next!

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Rolling out to Google Photos “Later this year”

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Google Lens is coming to Google Photos aswell

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Haven’t yet got a date for Google Lens

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He selected over 100 photos and Google Photos Photo Book went erm you want these 40 best photos?

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Whoops!

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Very easy to make – Only takes minutes rather than hours

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Photo Books is launch number three

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Getting released in the coming weeks

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Automatically shares photos of certain people with Shared Libraries. “Take a photo of my kids and my wife can see them”

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You can now share photos of people with them, it will automatically pick them out and suggest sharing them

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Three new features coming

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Google Photos up next! We’re flying through!

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Nice joke there with playing Modern Family – The Assistant which shows the family using Google Home

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Asking Google Home for directions will automatically send you directions to your iPhone or Android Device

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Bluetooth audio support coming too

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Spotify Free coming to Google Home, Soundcloud and Deezer coming too

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Then your order is tracked via Gmail emails and Assistant can follow those up to you

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Actions on Google – Asking Google to order products from a company, provide a delivery address, create an account and pay without once leaving the Assistant app.

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Google Home is essentially coming to iPhone and Android

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Opening up to third-party and developers

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Watch out for a review coming later

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Assistant coming to iPhone Today!

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Assistant and Lens look super cool linked together. He just showed it a Stone Roses billboard and it could add it to his calendar!

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Assistant is getting better at conversation

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For example, showing it Japanese text for a menu and then asking it what it looks like

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Between Google Lens and Assistant, your Assistant will be able to help you

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We’re talking Google Assistant now

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Google Cloud will provide cloud TPU’s allowing machine learning on a mass scale

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Building AI First Data Centers

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If you see a flower, scan it and it will tell you what it is

Scan a network key and SSID it’ll connect automatically
Scan a shop and the app knows where you are, shows you the information and reviews
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Meet Google Lens

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After:

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Before:

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Image Recognition Vision Error Rate is now less than that of a human

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Speech Error rate is at 4.9%

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Smart replies coming to Gmail

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Two BILLION active Android Devices! “Even the Robot is happy!”

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Over a billion month users each – Over one billion hours on YouTube watched every day, 1 billion km scrolled ever day

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Thirteen years he’s been at Google!

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Sundar Pichai has arrived!

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“What Will Your Idea Become?”

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Looking a hell of a lot like Little Big Planet

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This is the story of an idea

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Here we go!

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Give it a go g.co/bubbles

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This is strangely fun!!!

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Quick!!

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g.co/bubbles is actually kinda cool!

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We have footage!

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Just 20 minutes till I/O Starts

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Couldn’t work out how to embed Tweets but I’ve cracked it so we’ll stick to this service just now

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Trialling this new plugin from Automattic – The Creators of WordPress – That allows you to liveblog so apologies for the jumping between this and 24liveblog!

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This is actually the first ever keynote I’ve covered since moving to Edinburgh – I now have fibre broadband so I can blog and watch the keynote for once!

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Welcome, Google I/O kicks off at 6pm GMT

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We should get some placeholder system now – Kick off isn’t for another hour though

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Welcome! Google I/O kicks off in just over an hour

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