Google is no longer just focused on search engine optimization. Over the years the tech giant has created some wonderful projects which have made a strong impact on us. While some current projects might be unknown to many till now, others have garnered quite the attention from people. Even some projects are there which still hasn’t released but are already generating news.
Here are top 5 Google projects which were quite popular among people at present or are expected to become in the future.
- Google Glass
This is perhaps one of the most popular projects from this company. Its popularity can not only be attributed to the many positive reactions it has received but also for its fair share of controversies. The Glass is an augmented reality headset which lets users view augmented content, projected over real world. Google Glass Explorers have used this AR glass in different areas. However, it was not released commercially and recently the Glass is starting all over again. It will be built from scratch under Tony Fadell, the CEO of Nest.
- Project Tango
Project Tango was unveiled with the goal of providing mobile devices an understanding of motion and space just like humans. Project Tango was unveiled at the Google I/O Developer Conference last year. The project can show the exact location and direction of the users by developing indoor maps. Recently, this 3D-tracking tablet has moved from ATAP to a different division so that it can be developed to get more beneficial results.
- Google Cardboard
Google Cardboard is Google’s answer to Oculus Rift. This headset will let users experience a virtual reality world in a simple, fun and most importantly cheaper way. Anybody can easily build it or buy it as per their requirements. There are lots of apps which can be used with this VR headset. You will be able to play immersive games, visit new locations and fly through space with Google Cardboard.
- Robot Dog
Though this is not a direct project of Google, yet it has garnered quite some popularity. The robot dog is a project created by Boston Dynamics, a company focused on the development of robotics and which has been acquired by Google. A few days back, it created Spot, a robot dog which can withstand kicks from humans and can also move through rough terrains without the least problem.
- Project Ara
This is a smartphone from Google which is supposedly going to be launched later this year at Puerto Rico. You can expect to get better cameras, double power and speaker sounds from the smartphone. The video that has been released to promote the product gives an idea how the smartphone can be. You don’t have to worry about the LCD getting damaged. This upcoming Google project can garner a huge demand among consumers.
These are some of the popular Google projects which have made or are going to make an impact among people in the future.
Have you tried out any of the project? Will you buy the Ara smartphone? We would love to hear your thoughts.
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