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Google I/O 2015 live blog

Google's annual developers conference is underway. Watch the live stream and follow CNET's live blog here.

  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:41:14 PM
    "Wait until you see this footage in VR. Near things look near, far things look far."
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:41:19 PM
    Clouds Over Sidra showed me how impactful VR films can be. This is exciting for filmmakers and video teams.
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:41:31 PM
    YOUTUBE
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:41:34 PM
    We're told this takes "thousands" of computers to assemble, so it's not something you'll be doing on your own just yet.
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:41:34 PM
    (I told you)
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:41:34 PM
    "Wait til you see all this in VR. Near things look near, far things look far," he says
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:41:42 PM
    Google's going to work with some partners, and YouTube will support the resulting videos.
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:42:00 PM
    YouTube is the natural place for Google's VR to live.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:42:18 PM
    All of this will be available this summer, and Bavor is excited to see what we do with it.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:42:20 PM
    I am, too...
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:42:32 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:42:39 PM
    Bavor is off the stage, Pichai is back.
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:42:39 PM
    "Cardboard is about VR for absolutely everyone."
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:42:48 PM
    Very cool. Not huge, but nice steps. And shows Google is fully in the VR picture.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:42:54 PM
    "It's really exciting to see what we can do to bring the real world alive to users in an immersive way."
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:43:01 PM
    Substantive, versus flash.
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:43:26 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:43:27 PM
    "I often get asked how do search, Android, Photos, and things like this relate to each other. To us, at Google, it's about putting computer science to work in important places."
  • Scott Stein 5/28/2015 6:43:28 PM
    Good-bye, VR
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:43:32 PM
    He's mentioning driverless cars now.
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:43:39 PM
    "It's about putting Google to work on important problems," Pichai says.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:43:49 PM
    He says almost 100 people die every day, and that's something Google wants to fix.
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:44:01 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:44:04 PM
    Their cars have covered over a million miles without causing a single accident.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:44:14 PM
    (They've been involved in quite a few, though... just not their fault.)
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:44:28 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:44:35 PM
    We're getting a glimpse at the computer vision systems in these cars, now. "It's incredible computer science at work that makes a difference."
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:44:46 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:44:53 PM
    Now, Loon, Google's project to provide connectivity via balloon.
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:45:02 PM
    THERE'S the Loon shout out I was looking for earlier.
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:45:03 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:45:21 PM
    Loon can provide 10Mbps speeds to an area the size of Rhode Island, and they can spend 100 days in the air.
  • James Martin 5/28/2015 6:45:42 PM
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:45:52 PM
    They're being tested in New Zealand now, and Google is partnering and discussing with companies like Telefonica and Telestra.
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:46:05 PM
    "Using technology at work to solve problems for everyone in the world. This is why I/O is so exciting for us."
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:46:18 PM
    "I can't wait to see what you build next year."
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:46:23 PM
    That's it, we're done in here!
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:46:26 PM
    And there you have it. That's it
  • Richard Nieva 5/28/2015 6:46:43 PM
    I guess the only giveaway is Cardboard
  • Tim Stevens 5/28/2015 6:46:43 PM
    Thanks everyone so much for joining us. We're hitting the show floor to bring you all the details from all the great stuff out there.
  • Nick Statt 5/28/2015 7:18:34 PM
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  • Anne Dujmovic 5/28/2015 7:36:00 PM
    That's it for now, everyone! Check out CNET's full coverage of all things Google I/O here.
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