This year, Google I/O went digital — available for everyone, for free — and was dedicated to showcasing a more helpful Google for all. The event brought together people from around the world for a first look at updates across our products, including new milestones in AI, helpful features in Android, Photos and Maps, and ways we’re building with security and privacy in mind. Here are more details about everything we announced this year.
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11 ways we're innovating with AI
In case you missed it, here are some of the AI-powered updates we announced at Google I/O.
Giant cranes and video games: How I/O went digital
When I/O 2020 was canceled, teams across Google knew they'd have to find away to make next year — this year — happen. So they did.
Two Googlers meet for the first time at I/O
Two Googlers selected to be a part of this year’s I/O met at the event for the very first time.
16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier
A look at some of the helpful features coming to your favorite Google products and services, announced during this year’s I/O.
More ways we're making every day safer with Google
At this year’s I/O, we’re building on this work and introducing some new features and technologies to keep you safer with Google.
Working with merchants to give you more ways to shop
At Google I/O, we announced new ways we’re helping to make the commerce ecosystem stronger, as well as giving people more ways to shop.
Get around and explore with 5 new Google Maps updates
From safer driving to easier exploring, here are five updates to Maps for when you’re on the move.
Using AI to help find answers to common skin conditions
Our AI-powered tool that will be available later this year helps anyone identify skin conditions using their phone’s camera.
Helping all your devices work better together
Introducing ways to help all your devices work better together with your Android phone.
What’s new for Wear
We're driven by the impact of wearables on people's lives. Today, we’re sharing the next chapter of Wear with updates later this year.
Google I/O 2021: Being helpful in moments that matter
Sundar Pichai on our commitment to building a more helpful Google, for everyone.
We now do more computing where there’s cleaner energy
Decarbonizing our footprint by moving flexible tasks between different data centers, to where carbon-free energy is most plentiful.
Project Starline: Feel like you're there, together
Introducing Project Starline, a technology project that makes you feel like you're together, even when you're apart.
Tackling tuberculosis screening with AI
We’re sharing new AI research that aims to improve screening for tuberculosis.
Search, explore and shop the world’s information, powered by AI
We've spent more than two decades developing a better understanding of information and a better understanding of the world.
A smoother ride and a more detailed Map thanks to AI
Get a behind-the-scenes look at how AI powers two of our newest features in Google Maps.
MUM: A new AI milestone for understanding information
Our latest AI milestone, Multitask Unified Model, has the potential to take Google’s information understanding to a new level.
Your photos, your memories, your way
We’re using AI to power new features in Google Photos that resurface meaningful moments — while giving you control over what you relive.
Fix your passwords in Chrome with a single tap
We are launching a new feature in Chrome for Android to help you automatically update compromised passwords.
Unveiling our new Quantum AI campus
Google is unveiling a new Quantum AI campus in Santa Barbara, California.
LaMDA: our breakthrough conversation technology
LaMDA adds pieces to one of the most tantalizing sections of the language puzzle: conversation.
12 Google Workspace updates for better collaboration
Learn more about how Google Workspace is making it easier to work together, wherever you are, with its new smart canvas product experience.
The story behind the Blob Opera world tour
Blob Opera is back with an updated look and new songs. Create your own composition and take the musical Blobs on a tour across the world.