Google IO 2016 - Summary

Google IO 2016 - Summary

A summary of my experience at Google IO 2016.

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Rebecca Franks

June 03, 2016
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    Develop Grow Earn • Cloud Messaging • Realtime Databases •

    Storage • Remote Config • Test Lab • Crash Reporting • Notifications • App Indexing • Invites • AdWords • AdMob
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    Android Instant Apps • No need to ask a user

    to install your app • Deep Link Straight into the app • Works on 4.1+ • Early Access Preview - https://developer.android.com/topic/ instant-apps/index.html? utm_campaign=io16&utm_source=anddev&utm_medium=blog
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    Android Wear 2.0 • Standalone Apps • Direct network access

    to the cloud via a Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or cellular connection. • New Material Design Guidelines for Wear • Complications API - bite sized information on Watch Face
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    Android Studio Improvements • APK Analyser • Layout inspector •

    Automatic Test Code Generation • Sample Code • Java 8 Support • IntelliJ 2016 • Firebase Plugin
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    Google Cast • Google Cast for TV - embedded into

    new TVs • Cast Button - wakes up TV automatically • New Google Cast SDK • New Google Cast SDK Gives: • Default UX • State Management • optional reconnect service • Customisable controllers
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    Android TV • Lots of new partners - Sony, Sharp,

    Philips, Xiaomi - Mi Box • New apps on Play Store - CNN, Disney, Comedy Central, ESPN, • New Features in N: • Recent Apps • Leanback Library Improvements- Custom fragments, Improved MediaPlayer, Branding easier • Updated TV Emulator • A possible replacement for the Explora software?
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    • Using Computer Vision to detect position relative to the

    world around them without GPS. • Motion Tracking • Depth Perception • Area Learning • Examples: • Navigation in malls • Multiplayer VR games
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    Links • Firebase - https://firebase.google.com/ • Google Home - https://home.google.com/

    • Project Tango -https://www.google.com/atap/project-tango/ • Progressive Web Apps - https://developers.google.com/web/ progressive-web-apps/ • Android Wear 2.0 - http://www.google.com/design/spec-wear/ material-design-for-wearables/introduction.html • Picture in Picture - https://developer.android.com/preview/ features/picture-in-picture.html