Google I/O 2022: Google announces new features to Search, Maps, Translate, Assistant, Workspace
Google has announced several new features to its products and services, and one among them is to make it easier for users to remove their personal details from Search. At the Google I/O 2022 event, the tech giants announced several new upgrades to their products and services, including Search, Maps, Translate, Assistant, Workspace, etc.
Google said it would bring a feature to the Google App to help users remove their details like phone number, postal address, and email ID from Search. Currently, users can only remove personal information using the web.
WHAT IS GOOGLE I/O EVENT?
Google I/O event is an annual developer conference held in Mountain View, California. “I/O” stands for Input/Output and the slogan “Innovation in the Open.”
GOOGLE DOCS, SHEETS & SLIDES GET PHISHING AND MALWARE PROTECTION
Google said it extends phishing and malware protection to Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. The product will soon be protected by the same phishing and malware protection available to Gmail users.
ASSAMESE, SANSKRIT, BHOJPURI ADDED TO GOOGLE TRANSLATE
The company has updated its language translation tool, Google Translate, with 24 new languages. In total, Google Translate now supports a total of 133 used worldwide. The new languages have been added using Zero-Shot Machine Translation, Google said.
MAPS GET IMMERSIVE VIEW
At the Google I/O, the company announced that Maps would soon allow users to get an immersive view. The updated feature will start rolling out in Los Angeles, London, New York, San Francisco, and Tokyo, with more cities added soon.
“So whether you’re traveling somewhere new or scoping out hidden local gems, an immersive view will help you make the most informed decisions before you go,” Google said.
LOOK AND TALK
“Look and Talk” is another exciting feature that Google has added to Assistant. The new upgrade lets users use Assistant without saying “Hey Google” and look at the Nest Hub Max and talk. Google has named this feature “Look and Talk” and will only be available to Nest Hub Max.