Google Inc (GOOGL)’s 5 Most Exciting Projects to Look Out For in I/O 2014


Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) developer conference I/O started today and there might be many announcements related to new services by the company. There might something related to the cloud storage, NEST project and many more. Let’s take a look at the top 5 projects of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) that might set the trend in future as compiled by Bloomberg.

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This project of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has a lot of expectations and it is seen as a competitor for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s home pack where a user can control most appliances at home via an iPhone or an iPad. NEST project is a package which controls most appliances in your home. This venture makes digital smoke alarms and thermostats. The real competition would start when Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) release its smart home package.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has paid #3.2 billion in 2013, double than what the company paid for YouTube. This project boasts that a user can control whole home from a phone.

#4 Project LOON

The experimental pilot project began in 2013 in New Zealand and it intends to bring the internet to rural and remote areas which cannot think of the Internet in the near future. This project of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) boasts of providing internet to everyone from balloons. However, this project has a tough competition from Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) which intends to provide a similar service using drones. Drones can provide better service and stay longer than balloons.

Probably that lead Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to buy drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace. We will have to see if the LOON project lasts or there are chances of seeing tweaks in the project.

#3 Google Glass

This project has a lot of applications from being a cool gadget to a powerful tool that can serve mankind better. The Google glass might change the way medical field works today. It has got a lot of attention in the media and it’s currently being tested.

This project is a brainchild of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) X Lab.

#2 Boston Dynamics

This project is on robotics and currently it has models named Bigdog, Petman and Cheetah. This project of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is intended to make the everyday robots a reality.

#1 Driverless Car

The driverless car is touted as safer and smoother than human driven cars. In the future there won’t be a steering wheel or brake pedals. This project promises digital Chauffers for everyone.

If not all we might see key announcements happening regarding these futuristic projects by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL).

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