Google IO 2021 Recap

Google’s annual developers conference Google IO started off with Android 12 will have a brand-new “Material You” design with a whole lot of new changes. It offers a lot of color and customization, and the new mobile OS will even be able to change system colors to be able to better match your wallpaper.

Google announced “smart canvas,” a new initiative for its Workspace office software that will make it easier to work between products. Features include “smart chips” that let you link to other Workspace apps and the ability to start a Meet Video Call, right from Google Doc, Sheet, or Slide.

Google demonstrated Project Starline, which uses high-resolution cameras and depth sensors to create a real-time 3D model of a person who is “sitting” across from you to re-create the feeling of having a face-to-face meeting.

And finally ANDROID WILL SUPPORT DIGITAL CAR KEYS which supports UWB and NFC, though BMW is the only automaker confirmed to support Android’s digital car key so far.