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Google I/O 2017
Now on Tap makes Google Now smarterNow on Tap gives Google Now context on what you're doing to give you more relevant information right away.
You wanna see it in action? Yes? All right, let's do it. So here he's listening to Skrillex. And you wonder, like me, what is his real name? Okay Google, what's his real name? Skrillex's full name is Sonny John Moore. [APPLAUSE] Who knew? Quick answers to quick questions without having to switch context and notice, also, he could say his real name. Now it's obvious to you and me who he is referring to. But thanks to the context of what you are looking at and the natural language understanding, it's obvious to know as well. So here you see an email from my friend Ali about catching a movie. I don't know much about the movie. I want to find out more. So all I have to do is a simple tap and hold on the Home button. Google Now brings me information about Tomorrowland. [APPLAUSE] In this case You see a message from my husband about dinner plans. Oh, and of course he forgot to pick up dry cleaning. So it's on me. Again with a simple tap and hold on the Home button, you get help.