Google IO 2024 project astra

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  • Google has revealed Project Astra at its I/O developer conference.
  • This will allow users to point their phone cameras at the world around them to quickly get answers from a chatbot.
  • Expect some Project Astra capabilities to come to Gemini apps later in 2024.

Google teased a new AI-powered experience yesterday, showing an AI chatbot being able to quickly answer questions about objects and more in your camera viewfinder. Now, the company has revealed that this is called Project Astra, while also confirming a few more details.

Google described Project Astra as a “universal AI agent helpful in everyday life.” The company went on to show several examples of Project Astra being used in conjunction with a camera viewfinder.