The Google I/O 2015 developer conference continues today with a number of sessions for developers utilizing Google platforms. The keynote was given by Sundar Pichai with other Googlers in San Francisco to demonstrate Google’s latest projects with a large focus on Android M, the next interation of the Android operating system.
You can watch the keynote embedded below or skip ahead to the bullet points for topics discussed at Google I/O 2015.
The best recap comes from the official Android blog with an article titled You say you want a mobile revolution…
- Android growth continues on a global scale.
- By the end of this year, Android Auto will be offered in 35 car models.
- Android M is at the developer release stage, polishing the operating system, refining permission granularity, previewing Android Pay, and more.
- Google Now is getting better with availability “on tap” and leveraging other Google products like image search to be more useful and better at understanding the context of queries.
- Google is working on the Internet of Things with Project Brillo and Weave, leveraging the Nest purchase.
- Google Cardboard is expanding virtual reality experiences with Google Expeditions for students.
- Where bandwidth is a concern, streamlined search pages are available along with a data saver mode in Chrome and offline Maps and YouTube videos.
YouTube is now available for 360-degree videos on Android and Chrome with Google Cardboard.