Google has introduced new features to Bard, making it more capable and integrated with various Google apps and services.
Extensions for Enhanced Functionality
Bard now offers Extensions, allowing seamless access to relevant information from users' favorite Google tools, including Gmail, Docs, Drive, Maps, YouTube, Google Flights, and hotels.
Streamlined Trip Planning Example
See how Bard can assist in planning a trip to the Grand Canyon while accessing information across multiple apps and services.
Google emphasizes user privacy, assuring that content from Gmail, Docs, and Drive remains confidential and is not accessed by human reviewers or used for advertising or Bard model training.
"Google It" Button for Verification
Bard introduces a "Google it" button for users to verify responses easily by cross-referencing web content.
Continuation of Shared Chats
Shared Bard chats can now be continued through public links, enabling deeper exploration of topics or serving as conversation starters.
Google expands Bard's English language features to more than 40 supported languages, offering an enhanced user experience globally.
The Power of PaLM 2
These new features are made possible by updates to the PaLM 2 model, Google's latest large language model (LLM), which boasts strengthened logic, reasoning capabilities, and multilingual proficiency.
Looking Ahead with PaLM 2
PaLM 2 is set to empower developers worldwide and facilitate collaboration among individuals who speak different languages.
Global Reach and Language Support Bard has rapidly expanded its availability, now serving over 180 countries, and supports 40 languages, including Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.