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Technology Google will host a virtual 'Hey Google' smart home keynote on July 8th

16:51  30 june  2020
16:51  30 june  2020 Source:   engadget.com

‘Hey Google’ smart home event scheduled for July 8th

  ‘Hey Google’ smart home event scheduled for July 8th Promising new features for smart home developers and users .” The online Works with “Hey Google” Smart Home Summit, as the event is catchily titled, includes a 45 minute keynote, a series of developer sessions and a panel featuring Google and other companies in the smart home industry. © Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The keynote, which will be presented by Google’s Product Management director of the Smart Home Ecosystem Michele Turner, will go over Google’s new smart home API features along with their benefits for developers and users.

The company is hosting the " Hey Google " Smart Home Virtual Summit on July 8 , according to a post on Google 's Developer blog. During the event's introductory keynote on July 8 , Google 's Smart Home Product Management director Michele Turner will talk about smart home product initiatives as

Google will soon have some smart home -related news, both for developers and users. The company is hosting the " Hey Google " Smart Home Virtual Summit on July 8 , according to a post on During the event's introductory keynote on July 8 , Google 's Smart Home Product Management …

Google has just announced that it’s holding an online event for its smart home developer community on July 8th. The tech giant canceled I/O earlier this year, which was scheduled for May 12th, due to the pandemic and even decided not to host an an online replacement as a result of California's shelter-in-place order. While California seems to have rolled back its reopening plans due to an explosion of new coronavirus cases, Google will push through with a virtual event this time.

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The Works With "Hey Google" Smart Home Summit will start with a keynote by Michele Turner, the Product Management director of Google’s Smart Home Ecosystem. Turner will talk about the tech giant’s latest smart home product initiatives and will introduce new tools that’ll make it easier for developers to implement Google Assistant integration. That’s followed by a panel discussion featuring representatives from some of the biggest smart home device makers, who’ll talk about how COVID-19 has affected their business and the industry as a whole.

If you want to attend the virtual event, you’ll have to register (for free) on its website. The official hub also includes the virtual’s summit’s schedule, as well as links to the sessions and shortcuts that will let you add them to your calendar. Google didn’t say whether it’s hosting more virtual events for its other products and divisions, but that could be a possibility if the Smart Home sessions take place as planned.

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