Seeing More with In Silico Labeling of Microscopy Images

Eric Christiansen, Senior Software Engineer, Google Research In the fields of biology and medicine, microscopy allows researchers to observe details of cells and molecules which are unavailable to the naked eye. Transmitted light microscopy, where a biological sample is illuminated on one side and imaged, is relatively simple and well-tolerated by living cultures but produces […]

Looking to Listen: Audio-Visual Speech Separation

Posted by Inbar Mosseri and Oran Lang, Software Engineers, Google Research People are remarkably good at focusing their attention on a particular person in a noisy environment, mentally “muting” all other voices and sounds. Known as the cocktail party effect, this capability comes natural to us humans. However, automatic speech separation — separating an audio […]

Protecting users with TLS by default in Android P

Posted by Chad Brubaker, Senior Software Engineer Android Security Android is committed to keeping users, their devices, and their data safe. One of the ways that we keep data safe is by protecting all data that enters or leaves an Android device with Transport Layer Security (TLS) in transit. As we announced in our Android […]

Build better media plans on YouTube and across the web with Reach Planner

How many people can I reach on YouTube for $100k? And how much should I spend on TrueView versus Bumpers? Starting today, we’ve made it easier to answer questions like these by introducing Reach Planner, a new tool in AdWords. Now, for the first time, advertisers can forecast the reach and frequency achievable on YouTube […]

Android Studio switching to D8 dexer

Posted by Jeffrey van Gogh, Software Engineering Manager D8 now default dex compiler Faster, smarter app compilation is always a goal for the Android tools teams. That’s why we previously announced D8, a next-generation dex compiler. D8 runs faster and produces smaller .dex files with equivalent or better runtime performance when compared to the historic […]

Announcing the 2018 Google PhD Fellows for North America, Europe and the Middle East

Posted by Susie Kim, Program Manager, University Relations Google created the PhD Fellowship program in 2009 to recognize and support outstanding graduate students doing exceptional research in Computer Science and related disciplines. Now in its ninth year, our fellowship program has supported hundreds of future faculty, industry researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Reflecting our continuing commitment […]

Introducing new Android Excellence apps and games on Google Play

Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Congratulations to the latest apps and games featured in the Android Excellence program on Google Play. As a reminder, these collections are refreshed every three months and recognize apps and games that set the bar for high quality, great user experience, and strong technical performance. If you’re looking for […]

Visão, som e escala: apresentando o TrueView for reach

Criar conhecimento de marca e aumentar as vendas costumava ser bastante simples e direto para as marcas: os anunciantes precisava encontrar os programas com maior audiência na televisão, colocar sua marca neles e maximizar o alcance dentro do segmento demográfico desejado. Com uma quantidade enorme de conteúdo na palma da mão dos espectadores, pode parecer […]

MobileNetV2: The Next Generation of On-Device Computer Vision Networks

Posted by Mark Sandler and Andrew Howard, Google Research Last year we introduced MobileNetV1, a family of general purpose computer vision neural networks designed with mobile devices in mind to support classification, detection and more. The ability to run deep networks on personal mobile devices improves user experience, offering anytime, anywhere access, with additional benefits […]

Sight, sound and scale: Introducing TrueView for reach

Building brand awareness and increasing market penetration used to be fairly straightforward: find the most popular shows on television, put your brand there and maximize reach among your demographic target. With a historic amount of content at viewers’ fingertips, it may seem easier than ever to hit your reach target. But today you don’t just […]