Google’s annual developer conference is due tomorrow, May 9, 2001 in San Francisco at 9am Pacific Time. In the run-up to the event the company has created a nice web-based timer clock at the official conference site, sporting a cool dot-matrix display that counts down the remaining hours, minutes and seconds until the event. With each passing second the passing numbers fall apart into dozes of dots that bounce off the screen bottom – that’s the power of HTML5 for you.
Expect a host of product announcement and new features at this year’s conference which, by Google’s own words, will be focused on Android and Chrome. We’ll be keeping a close eye on pricing and availability of first Chrome OS notebooks. Developers are probably keeping their fingers crossed for a glimpse of what’s in store for the next Android operating system update.
In all, the conference will sport 110 sessions, 261 speakers and 152 Sandbox partners, according to a blog post. 9to5 Google will be attending the two-day conference to bring you the latest from the world of Google. Folks in front of their computer screens can tune in to a live video stream available at I/O Live where session videos will go up as well.
From left to right: Android head Andy Rubin, social chief Vic Gundotra and VP of product management Sundar Pichai