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io17 Keynote is complete!
There were some extra pieces there that weren’t too important but that is that
Google Play Protect
Autofill is coming into Apps, login to Twitter with your credentials from Twitter.com
Notifications can now be shown from long pressing on the app icon
Fluid Experiences up first
1. Fluid Experiences
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!
The Slow Mo Guys!
She’s a bit too bouncy for my liking – I’ve been up since 5am.
Christ she’s cheery
YouTube is up next!
Rolling out to Google Photos “Later this year”
Google Lens is coming to Google Photos aswell
Haven’t yet got a date for Google Lens
He selected over 100 photos and Google Photos Photo Book went erm you want these 40 best photos?
Very easy to make – Only takes minutes rather than hours
Photo Books is launch number three
Getting released in the coming weeks
Automatically shares photos of certain people with Shared Libraries. “Take a photo of my kids and my wife can see them”
You can now share photos of people with them, it will automatically pick them out and suggest sharing them
Three new features coming
Google Photos up next! We’re flying through!
Nice joke there with playing Modern Family – The Assistant which shows the family using Google Home
Asking Google Home for directions will automatically send you directions to your iPhone or Android Device
Bluetooth audio support coming too
Spotify Free coming to Google Home, Soundcloud and Deezer coming too
Then your order is tracked via Gmail emails and Assistant can follow those up to you
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.
Google Home is essentially coming to iPhone and Android
Opening up to third-party and developers
Watch out for a review coming later
Assistant coming to iPhone Today!
Assistant and Lens look super cool linked together. He just showed it a Stone Roses billboard and it could add it to his calendar!
Assistant is getting better at conversation
For example, showing it Japanese text for a menu and then asking it what it looks like
Between Google Lens and Assistant, your Assistant will be able to help you
We’re talking Google Assistant now
Google Cloud will provide cloud TPU’s allowing machine learning on a mass scale
Building AI First Data Centers
If you see a flower, scan it and it will tell you what it is
Meet Google Lens
Image Recognition Vision Error Rate is now less than that of a human
Speech Error rate is at 4.9%
Smart replies coming to Gmail
Two BILLION active Android Devices! “Even the Robot is happy!”
Over a billion month users each – Over one billion hours on YouTube watched every day, 1 billion km scrolled ever day
Thirteen years he’s been at Google!
Sundar Pichai has arrived!
“What Will Your Idea Become?”
Looking a hell of a lot like Little Big Planet
This is the story of an idea
Here we go!
Give it a go g.co/bubbles
This is strangely fun!!!
g.co/bubbles is actually kinda cool!
We have footage!
Just 20 minutes till I/O Starts
Couldn’t work out how to embed Tweets but I’ve cracked it so we’ll stick to this service just now
Trialling this new plugin from Automattic – The Creators of WordPress – That allows you to liveblog so apologies for the jumping between this and 24liveblog!
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!
Welcome, Google I/O kicks off at 6pm GMT
We should get some placeholder system now – Kick off isn’t for another hour though
Welcome! Google I/O kicks off in just over an hour