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Google I.O 2016 – How to Register and What to Expect

Google I.O 2016 – How to Register and What to Expect
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If you love all the discussions and new releases about Android at Google I/O event, then pack your bag because its back gain with more tech-releases, updates and Android goodness.

Finally, the Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company’s annual I/O developer’s conference has been scheduled for May 18th through the 20th. So, it’s time for you to register yourself to be a part of one of the biggest tech events on the earth. Compared to last year’s Google I/O event, the venue for the event is a bit different – it’s Mountain View’s own Shoreline Ampitheatre. In this article, we take a look at what’s coming up at Google I/O 2016.

How to register for Google I/O 2016?

If you live and breathe Android, then you know that you should not miss the event at any cost. Just like last year, Google is doing a lottery system again this year, meaning anyone can apply to get tickets but only a few will be accepted. The registrations for the event will open from 8th March at 9 am PST, and it will remain open until 10th March at 5 PST. Once the registration period closes, Google will randomly select applicants and notify them via email.

o Go to the Google I/O website during the registration period to start the application process

o Sign in with your Google account

o You may need or may not need a credit card

o General admission tickets cost $900, while academic tickets are $300 each

What to expect at Google I/O 2016?

Google I/O is a developer event, where Google previews the upcoming iteration of Android as well as updates to core products, such as Chromebooks. We also expect to hear stuff about virtual reality, the latest versions of Google Glass, and more. Please go through the list of updates / releases to expect at Google I/O 2016, and they are as follows;

o Android N

o Chrome OS

o Virtual reality

o Android Wear

o Android Auto

o Self-driving cars

o Internet of Things

o Project Ara

o Nexus 7 (2016)

o New messaging platform

o Project Tango

o Project Fi

What if, I can’t attend the event?

Unfortunately, if you don’t get a chance to attend the event, then there are ways you can enjoy the event at your comfort. For instance, you can live stream the event. Yes. The main events are live-streamed via the Google I/O website, so if you’re not attending the event, you can still tune in to watch.

Knowledge Source : 

events.google.com, pocket-lint.com, androidpit.com, theverge.com