The day was bit calm as compared to day 1, but didn’t stop surprising audience. The Google went ahead and revealed more about Project Ara and Project Jacquard, two far-out projects from its ATAP division, on Day 3. This grabbed some heat at conference and google successfully captured them and wrapped this 3 day conference very well.
Creating market for manufacturers, from day 1, googles announcements and future technologies would hit by the fall of this year.
On final day of Google I/O 2016, Google finally released Project Ara- its modular smartphone and Project Jacquard- “connected clothing”, which would be ready by the fall of this year.
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It’s been a long time coming, but Google promises this time (like for real) that the long-delayed Project Ara smartphone will be shipping to developers this fall. While it’s been slow getting out of the gate, the smartphone old guard have dreamed up their own visions of modular mobility. But Ara’s idea of a truly modular smartphone is a step beyond anything even being conceived by other companies. Let’s hope it was worth the wait.
This is great news for anyone who was looking forward to the long-delayed phone with swappable parts. The LG G5 is only tiding us over with a upgradeable speaker and camera-battery grip parts so far.
“Project Ara is different from LG G5, it is modular to the core”, according to Google ATAP engineering lead Rafa Camargo. He called it a flexible and future-proof phone, which he meant it could last you several years.
“We’ve integrated the phone technology in the frame that frees up space for modules that will create and integrate new functionality that you cannot get on