Google’s Project Astra could supercharge the Pixel 9 – and help Google Glass make a comeback

I didn’t expect Google Glass to make a minor comeback at Google I/O 2024, but it did, thanks to Project Astra. That’s Google’s name for a new prototype of AI agents, underpinned by the Gemini multimodal AI, that can make sense of video and speech inputs, and smartly react to what a person is effectively looking at and answer queries about it. Described as a ‘universal AI’ that can be ‘truly helpful in everyday life’, Project Astra is designed to be

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