Google Assistant is about to get a lot smarter. Google has announced several new updates to its voice assistant which will roll out throughout this year. SEE ALSO: Chromebooks may soon have Google Assistant standard Routines, announced in October, arrive today. Show More Summary
Google is giving a huge focus to AR at MWC 2018, and will release ARCore 1.0 as well as demo Google Lens capabilities at the conference.
Google today made ARCore 1.0 available to developers and the public, bringing augmented reality to some 100 million smartphones around the world. Handsets compatible with ARCore include Google’s Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL; Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8, S7, and S7 edge; LGE’s V30 and V30+; Asus’s Zenfone AR; and OnePlus’s OnePlus 5. Show More Summary
More languages. OEM and carrier support. Routines. Location based reminders. All of that stuff is on the way, Google announced through a blog post this morning, just before MWC 2018 kicks off in Barcelona. Throughout 2018, we’re going...Show More Summary
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Routines will also be available in the coming weeks. Shiny new hardware like the Galaxy S9, LG V30S, and other handsets will be the stars of the show during MWC next week, but those aren't the only things we'll be keeping an eye out for. Show More Summary
Great news for those who live in an augmented reality. Since its debut at 2017's Google I/O conference, Google Lens has been impressing users with its ability to parse actionable and useful information from existing photos on the company's own Pixel phones. Show More Summary
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Play Ghostbusters in the real world -- or anything else an app developer dreams up.
Google is ready for its augmented reality software to take over. After six months in developer preview, ARCore ( the company's answer to Apple's ARKit), is finally ready for the masses. The augmented reality platform is officially launching,...Show More Summary
Google Lens moves beyond Pixel and into phones from Samsung, LG and more -- making it easy to learn more about your world just by pointing your phone’s camera.
Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that take advantage of the toolkit to meld virtual objects with the real world. Show More Summary
Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Google today launched ARCore 1.0, letting developers create AR experiences on Android. Releasing ARCore out of preview means developers can publish apps that can understand your environment, and place objects in it, on the Google Play store. Google today also announced plans to expand its Google Lens […]
Flagship smartphones from Google, Samsung, OnePlus, and LG are now compatible.
After playing around in the experimental phase, Google is bringing its ARCore augmented reality platform to its 1.0 release with availability on over 100 million Android devices. If you have a new Pixel phone, you may have been able to play with Google’s AR Stickers that brought Star Wars and Stranger Things into the real world. Show More Summary
Google has adopted a novel way to circumvent China’s internet censorship system, which continues to block its services, after it partnered directly with three OEMs to bring its augmented reality service to the country. ARCore, the company’s augmented reality SDK for Android, launched in full today following its announcement in November. Show More Summary
With ARCore and Google Lens, we’re working to make smartphone cameras smarter. ARCore enables developers to build apps that can understand your environment and place objects and information in it. Google Lens uses your camera to help...Show More Summary
Alongside news of Google Assistant’s forthcoming multilingual support and the addition of more languages this year, Google also announced this morning its smart assistant would soon be gaining two new features: Routines and location-based reminders. Show More Summary
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging. Show More Summary
The voice assistant will be available in more than 30 languages by year's end.