Area 120 Stories July 16

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be bringing Assistant-based games to Android Auto. Now, it’s expanded further by adding a collection of touchscreen games from Area 120’s GameSnacks to play on Android Auto.

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Area 120 Stories June 11

Tables from Area 120 becoming a ‘fully-supported’ Google Cloud product

Back in September, Google’s internal Area 120 incubator launched Tables as a “user-friendly, intuitive work tracking tool.” The Tables team announced today that the service has proven a “success” and that it will become a “fully-supported Google Cloud product” in the next year.

Area 120 Stories March 30

The latest launch from Google’s internal Area 120 incubator is smaller in scale than a messaging or virtual events tool but even more useful. Google this week released “Stacks” as a “PDF Scanner + Document Organizer” for Android.

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Area 120 Stories March 18

The latest project from Google’s Area 120 incubator is called Threadit, and it aims to bolster team collaboration through flexible video messages that can be replied to at any time.

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Area 120 Stories February 23

Google surfacing lightweight HTML5 games in Discover, Chrome around the world

A year ago, Google’s Area 120 incubator launched an HTML5 gaming platform to “test whether lightweight, casual games would resonate with people who use the internet via low memory devices on 2G and 3G networks.” Proving popular, these HTML5 games are now being coming to Discover, Assistant, and Chrome for Next Billion Users (NBU).

Area 120 Stories November 10, 2020

Area 120 is Google’s internal incubator for experiments, and its latest project is called Demand. This data analytics platform hopes to provide artists, venue managers, promoters, and others in the live music industry actionable insights.

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