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Old 05-19-2016, 09:19 AM   #1
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Google unveils virtual reality headset and joystick

The US group has presented numerous innovations at Google I / O, its annual developer conference.
Publicity. This year, Google invited thousands of developers to its high mass, Google I / O. The opportunity for the US group to present its latest innovations, products and applications.

● A virtual reality helmet

Google finally vindicated the rumors that ran in the American press in recent weeks. The group presented Wednesday "Daydream," a set of features designed to develop virtual reality on mobile. New options that will be integrated into the next version of Android. Suitable smartphones come out in the fall, produced by several manufacturers like Samsung, HTC, LG or Xiaomi. Google has also developed the design of headphones and a remote control for virtual reality. The first models will also be marketed in the fall. Google is adopting a strategy similar to that of Cardboard, his virtual reality helmet cardboard, the plans can be downloaded and used for free by any company.

New e-mail applications

Google introduced two new communications applications: Hello and Duo. The first, dedicated to mobile messaging, has an artificial intelligence capable of enriching conversations. It may in particular provide automatic responses to meet certain messages or pictures. For example, Allo may offer "too cute!" As the appropriate response to a picture of a dog. The application also has an incognito mode, which allows encryption end to end posts, that is to say make it unreadable to anyone other than a conversation. This option echoes the conflict between the FBI and Apple on data security in March.

The other application, Duet, is dedicated to the discussion on video. This is a direct response to Facetime, a well-known application for iPhone users.

● A "bot"

Silicon Valley has more than word to mouth: Google is also launching the race "bots", these intelligent programs that can hold conversations and respond to the needs of its users. This is called "Google Assistant". This is an improved version of "Now", the assistant for mobile Google staff. "Google Assistant" is not content to do some research online to answer a voice request. He can understand the questions and provide coherent answers according to his knowledge and his user's personal context.

● A wizard for the home

Google on Wednesday unveiled the rival Echo, the assistant to the house of Amazon. Called "Google Home", this is an enclosure that can express queries, such as reading the weather or play music. It can also interact with certain objects connected developed by Nest, a subsidiary of Google. The "Google Home" will be sold before the end of the year.

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