Google I/O on-line occasion has additionally been cancelled as a result of coronavirus pandemic

Google I/O online event has also been cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

“Google has now completely cancelled its 2020 I/O developers conference due to health and safety concerns”

Google I/O 2020 builders convention has now been formally cancelled. The firm had beforehand introduced that it was cancelling the bodily I/O convention and would host an online-only occasion. However, the corporate feels that an internet occasion would even be risking well being and security of Google workers, builders and native communities, which is why the corporate has utterly cancelled the occasion. Google sometimes declares new Android options and Google companies at I/O, so it is going to be fascinating to see how the corporate plans on making these bulletins now.

In a press release that’s now uploaded on the Google I/O microsite, the corporate says, “Out of concern for the well being and security of our builders, workers, and native communities — and in keeping with latest “shelter in place” orders by the native Bay Area counties — we sadly is not going to be holding I/O in any capability this 12 months. Right now, a very powerful factor all of us can do is focus our consideration on serving to folks with the brand new challenges all of us face. Please know that we stay dedicated to discovering different methods to share platform updates with you thru our developer blogs and group boards. Take care of yourselves. We’ll proceed to do all the pieces we are able to to assist our communities keep protected, knowledgeable, and related.

At this 12 months’s Google I/O 2020, the corporate was anticipated to announce new options coming to Android 11, developments to Google’s core companies like Assistant, Maps, Photos and so forth, and attainable new {hardware}. It was rumoured that the corporate would announce the Pixel 4a collection at I/O 2020.

Google not too long ago launched the Android 11 Developer Preview 2, with a secure construct launch anticipated by September 2020. With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting all common plans within the know-how world, it stays to be seen how the industries get better from the influence, later this 12 months.

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