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Google I/O 2017 is set to happen this May. The event is expected to showcase the new Android, Android Wear and Chrome installments. Google Events

Just a few days ago, Google confirmed the dates for its developer conference this year. The Mountain View giant revealed that just like what super sleuths deduced from its puzzle teasers, Google I/O 2017 is scheduled to happen from May 17 to 19. Now a new report is spreading word about what developers and fans can expect from the event.

According to Trusted Reviews, this year’s conference is likely to showcase Android 7.0 Nougat’s successor, Android O, and Android Wear 2.0. An updated Chrome could also be one of the main attractions of the event. The tech news and review site also indicated that advancements made with Google Now voice and search services are also going to be part of the discussions.

It won’t come as a surprise if Google will be putting the spotlight on the new Android OS update. Last year, Android 7.0 N was unveiled at Google I/O 2016. Although the software that was showcased at the time did not have the “Nougat” nomenclature yet, it still helped in marketing the update and building up the hype ahead of its official release.

The unveiling of Android O could establish the anticipation for future smartphones that will debut with Nougat’s successor. At the same time, this could push Google to release Nougat to more Android devices. It’s already been months since Android 7.0 Nougat debuted, but the OS is still limited to powering only less than 1 percent of all Android devices.

As for Android Wear 2.0, although it is already expected to launch this Feb. 9, Google could still be featuring its smartwatch operating systems for the attendees of the conference. Just last week, the Mountain View giant rolled out the fifth and final developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, as per Tech Radar. This is a clear sign that the watchOS competitor is only a step away from its official release.

Google is going to reveal more details about its upcoming developer conference in the coming days or weeks. For now, what is certain is the venue for the event, which is the Shoreline Amphitheatre in California. Users can check the Google I/O 2017 dedicated website every now and then for updates.