Google I/O 2018 developers conference

Top 3 takeaways

Google announced updates and new features across its diverse product portfolio at its annual tech conference last week. Here are the key announcements:

Tired of the voice used by the Google Assistant?

There are now six new voices to choose from, on top of the original two (male and female). These voices are powered by WaveNet, an AI-based voice synthesiser from Google's DeepMind team.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2018, with the headline 'Top 3 takeaways'. Print Edition | Subscribe