Finally, Google made a long-awaited event with the hashtag #madebygoogle and introduced several products.
Boris Vedenskiy talks about the main points of the event, so important to the world of the Green robot.
The Presentation was opened with a humorous video from the cast of "Silicon Valley".
After opening remarks released by Sundar Pichai, Google CEO. The Director revealed the first details about the Assistant.
A red thread through the whole presentation was a conversation about the opportunities Assistant. Virtual assistant built into messenger Allo, "smart" speaker and Android smartphones.
It Seems that the intelligence of the assistant uses all existing technologies: neural networks, machine learning, speech recognition. Google expects to make a truly personal assistant, because the Assistant will adjust to interesting and needs of every owner.
With the help of the Assistant, the user can fully manage smartphone and services. Taxi, movie tickets, restaurant reservations — everything is in his jurisdiction.
Assistant learn some humanity from Siri, so are able to have the conversation, to recognize emotions and set of speech accents. In case, if your answer is no in the native language, the developers have built-in assistant Google Translate. Assistant independently translated the query into another language, will find the answer and will show the finished version.
Google Pixel/Pixel XL
After the scene went Rick Osterloh, head of the "iron" division of Google. That he was entrusted the announcement of a Pixel and Pixel XL is the first smartphone of Google.
Specs and design is identical to many "utechka". Both smartphone has a processor Snapdragon from Qualcomm 821, 4 GB of RAM, 32 or 128GB internal memory camera 12 and 8 megapixels, USB Type-C, fingerprint scanner and Android 7.1 Nougat. Differ only in screen size (5 or 5.5-inch FullHD) and battery capacity (2770 3 and 450 mAh respectively). New items available in the colors "Pretty black", "silver" and "Really blue." The Pixel with 32 GB of internal storage is $ 649, Pixel XL in the same set will cost $ 769.
According to Rick Osterloh, smartphones Pixel is based on 5 pillars: voice assistant, photography, memory, communication and virtual reality.
For camera 2 is enough facts: 89 rating from DXO Mark (82 iPhone 7 from Apple) and unlimited cloud storage in Google Photos without compression.
Speaking of communications, representatives of Google casually mentioned preset messengers Allo and Duo, and then moved on to virtual reality.
Cheap VR headset from Google - a temporary exclusive smartphones Pixel. From the competitors View Daydream features covered with a soft cloth body, remote control with touchpad and exclusive content from the services the search giant.
The owner of the helmet available interactive excursions to museums, movies, YouTube videos, panoramas in Google Maps. One of the exclusives will be a game based on "Fantastic beasts and where they live".
Daydream View is available in 3 colors at a price of $ 79.
Very minor update got the Chromecast Ultra. The gadget, which is hidden behind the TV, from past generations distinguished only support 4K and HDR content. For a step up with the time, Google asks 69 dollars. 2 previous generation Chromecast was on sale for 35 dollars.
Despite Zdravstvuy line OnHub, Google showed the router under its own brand. Google Wi-Fi — minimalistic decision to distribute Internet around the house. Set of 3 perfect for residents of private houses and large apartments. Google wifi connects routers in a network and quickly switches between them. A special app controls the modules to turn on and off remotely.
One Google Wi-Fi will cost $ 129, and a set of three — $ 299.
Towards the end of the presentation, the speakers announced a Home – the second gadget-enabled virtual assistant. The device is "smart" column, which will have to manage by voice.
For those who are not confused, Home becomes very useful. One request is sufficient that the column turned the music on, dimmed the light and told about the weather and the news, or found something on the Internet. Also, the device regulates the work of other Google products, if those in the room. For example, the device starts the video on the TV and adjusts the volume of playback if connected to the TV, Chromecast, Chromecast or Chromecast Audio Ultra.
All the possibilities of Home Packed in a stylish case for $ 129. Bonus buyers will receive a six-month subscription to the YouTube Red.