Google Could Be Working on Its AirTag Competitor Called ‘Grogu’

Edited By: Shaurya Sharma

Final Up to date: January 17, 2023, 16:32 IST

Google’s AirTag competitor, Grogu, may embrace a speaker, just like AirTag. (Picture: Apple)

Google is perhaps taking up Apple as it’s reportedly engaged on a Bluetooth tracker of its personal, codenamed ‘Grogu,’ which is a reference to ‘The Mandalorian.’

It has already been greater than a yr and half since Apple launched AirTag—a small, inconspicuous bluetooth-enabled monitoring system you may put in issues like backpacks, wallets and keychains, and many others. Now, it looks like Google has determined to tackle Apple as it’s reportedly engaged on a tracker of its personal, codenamed ‘Grogu,’ which is a reference to ‘The Mandalorian.’

Google’s sensible tracker is predicted to function on a distributed monitoring community just like these utilized by Apple AirTag and Samsung SmartTag, in keeping with Kuba Wojciechowski by way of SamMobile. Google might  rename the distributed monitoring community because the ‘Finder Community’. It’s believed the tracker will make the most of Bluetooth Low Power (LE) and ultra-wideband(UWB) expertise to operate. 

Google’s AirTag competitor, Grogu, may embrace a speaker, just like AirTag, for audio-based monitoring. Moreover, Google’s high-end Pixel collection telephones—together with the Pixel 6 Professional and Pixel 7 Professional have been geared up with ultra-wideband (UWB) expertise, however the UWB expertise has been sparingly used. 

So far as aesthetics go, Google might resort to its personal design language it has used for its lineup of units, together with the Pixel smartphones—which is a mixture of minimalist construct and use of pastel colours; ergo, it’s possible that we’ll see the Grogu tracker in a number of, enjoyable colorways. Apple’s AirTag, then again, is available in just one coloration—white. 

Presently, little or no is thought about Google’s tracker, however now that Google I/O 2023 approaches, we might see the corporate reveal it on the a lot anticipated occasion, with a subsequent launch later alongside the Pixel 8 collection in fall 2023 or in 2024.

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