Google has revealed the agenda for Google I/O later this month where we’re likely to hear about Android M
Google has released the schedule for its I/O developers conference revealing exactly what Google will be doing later this month. The company’s keynote has been given a time too and it looks to be a big one as it’ll last for a whopping two and a half hours. During this time we’re likely to hear more about Google’s next Android operating system, Google M, as well as how Android Auto, Android TV, and many other Android-based, and Google products are doing.
Of course at the even each year all eyes are on Google announcing the next generation of Android, we heard about Android Lollipop (or Android L as it was known at the time), and chances are this year we’ll hear about Android M. Though the company hasn’t confirmed they’ll be touching on the next version of Android, a session description briefly popped up making a reference to “Android M.” This is a surprise however as currently Lollipop is on just 10 per cent of all phones, with many more still waiting to receive the update.
Interestingly enough, the session, which has now been removed from Google I/O’s web page, made reference to “Android at Work” noting that Android M “brings power of Android to all kinds of workplaces.” So could Android M have a keen focus on enterprises rather than the consumer?
The event is likely also going to focus on Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and other Android-powered initiatives. There’ll probably also be a focus on Chrome OS revealing how exactly their lightweight OS is progressing.
Google seems to also be putting a focus on voice control with a session mentioning something called “Voice Access” suggesting that the company wants to introduce a feature that lets us control more of our Android devices and apps using just our voices. This would of course expand further past the “Okay Google” command that are currently available. The company described Voice Access as “a service that gives anyone access to their Android device through voice alone. We will focus on simple steps developers can follow to ensure that Voice Access provides an optimal experience within their apps.”
We’ll be keeping a close eye on the event on May 28, so stay tuned to n3rdabl3 for any announcements out of Google I/O.