Google which is one of American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products over the years have released a lot of cool features and softwares to make the internet user friendly and quick to get all kind of information for free recently outlined some few things to know from GOOGLE I/O 2021 on their YouTube platform.
The C.E.O of Google (Sunder Pichai) said ‘Google in the past year has given renewed purpose to our mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. We continue to approach that mission with a singular goal, building a more helpful Google for everyone’.
And over the past years they have been able to achieve that. More to what he said can be access here..
Sunder Pichai also introduced the all new ‘In Natural Language Understanding’ called LaMDA.
This is a language model for dialogue applications, Natural conversations are generative and they never take the same path twice. LaMDA is able to carry a conversation, no matter what we talk about.Hence Google will be building models that allows people to naturally ask questions across different types of information. This model can be termed the Multimodal Models.
This is how it works, for example: when you say, Show me the part where the lion roars at sunset in a video you are watching, it will automatically fast forward the video to the part where the lion roared.
It has been two years now that Google announced auto-delete at I/O. This feature works by deleting all your activity data automatically after 18 months and it is active for over 2 billion accounts.
If your saved passwords have been compromised before or a lot of times then this feature can help you. Worry less because it was announced the new introduction of Google Alert. Whenever any of your saved passwords have become compromised from a Third-party breach. A quick fix feature in chrome, the assistant will help you navigate directly to your compromised accounts and change your password in seconds.
More to the O/T is upgrading the google lens. Around the world, people use Lens to translate over a billion words every day. So now, they are rolling out a new capability that combines visual translation with educational content from the web.
For instance, when you snap a photo of a science problem the Lens will provide learning resources in your preferred language. This is Awesome from Google.
Also, advances in AI are helping them reimagine what a map can be. This year alone they are on track to release more than a hundred AIdriven improvements. By this, Google will be adding prominent virtual street signs to help you navigate complex intersections. They are bringing in indoors to help us get around some of the hardest to navigate buildings.
Google Maps will soon give you the option to take most fuel efficient routes At scale this has potential to significantly reduce emissions and fuel consumption.
Android has over 3 billion users across the world. Google is introducing a new User Interface (UI) for Android. They have overhauled everything, revamping the way we use colors, shapes, lights and motion, this was inspired by Material You. Google has gotten a new plan for the Google Pixel Phones using color extraction. The system creates a custom palette based on the colors in your photo. The result is a one-of-a-kind design, just for Pixel Users.
As known for the past years, Google has had good collaborations with Samsung. Now both companies are combining their operating systems into a unified platform and basically focused on faster performers, longer battery life and a thriving developer community. They went on by saying, they have been working with a group of industry experts to build a more accurate and inclusive camera. They are making auto white balance adjustments and will be algorithmically reducing stray light to bring out natural brown tones and prevent the over brightening and desaturation of darker skin tones.
In health, Google has been working to make mammography better and now they are collaborating with Northwestern Medicine on an investigative device research study to better understand how AI can apply to the breast cancer screening process. Technology can and should help close the equity gap, they added.
Google finally added that by 2030, they aim to operate on carbon-free energy 24/7.
SOURCE: GOOGLE YOUTUBE