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Waymo detail page

Self-driving cars

Waymo

The Self-Driving Car project had the goal of developing technology that could transform mobility for millions of people, whether by reducing road deaths caused by human error, reclaiming the billions of hours wasted in traffic, or bringing everyday destinations within reach for those unable to drive.

_Graduated
Wing detail page

Delivery drones

Wing

Project Wing is an autonomous delivery drone service aiming to increase access to goods, reduce traffic congestion in cities, and help ease the CO2 emissions attributable to the transportation of goods.

_Graduated
Loon detail page

Internet balloons

Loon

Loon is a network of balloons, traveling along the edge of space, that extends Internet connectivity to rural areas, fills coverage gaps, and improves network resilience in the event of a disaster.

_Graduated
Verily detail page

Life Sciences

Verily

Verily began life at X as a collection of several projects that use technological advances like machine learning, the miniaturization of sensors, and wearable devices to lead to innovations that could someday help health professionals be more proactive in their treatment of disease.

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Glass Enterprise Edition detail page

Smart glasses

Glass Enterprise Edition

Glass Enterprise Edition is a wearable, hands-free computing device that intuitively fits into the user’s workflow to help them remain engaged and focused on their work.

_In development
Makani detail page

Energy kites

Makani

Makani energy kites are aerodynamic wings that can generate electricity by efficiently harnessing energy from wind resources that aren’t accessible or cost-effective today.

_In development
Project Malta detail page

Salt-based Energy Storage

Project Malta

Project Malta is a grid-scale renewable energy storage technology that stores electricity as heat in large tanks of molten salt and as cold inside large tanks of chilled liquid.

_In development
Project Foghorn detail page

Seawater Fuel

Project Foghorn

Project Foghorn aimed to radically reduce carbon emissions by pulling carbon and hydrogen out of seawater and combining it to create a new type of carbon-neutral fuel.

_Discontinued
FSOC at X detail page

Free Space Optics

FSOC at X

FSOC (Free Space Optical Communications) uses light to transmit high-speed data between two points to significantly accelerate the deployment of the extensive, high-throughput networks necessary to support the future of the web.

_In development
Dandelion detail page

Geothermal energy

Dandelion

Dandelion seeks to make it easier and more affordable to heat and cool homes with a clean, free, abundant, and renewable resource: geothermal energy.

_Graduated
Chronicle detail page

Cybersecurity

Chronicle

Chronicle is a cybersecurity intelligence and analytics platform that combines machine learning, large amounts of computing power, and considerable amounts of storage to help enterprise teams better manage and understand their security-related data.

_Graduated
Brain detail page

AI and Machine Learning

Brain

Brain aims to take AI and machine learning out of the lab and into everyday products much faster. Brain’s technology currently powers a wide range of products across Google.

_graduated
Robotics at X detail page

Learning robots

Robotics at X

Teams are investigating how machine learning can be used to teach robots new skills that will enable them to reliably perform useful tasks in unstructured environments.

More information coming soon.

_In development
Early stage moonshots detail page

Investigations

Early stage moonshots

X is constantly investigating and prototyping new technologies. These projects are kept under wraps so early stage teams can learn, iterate and return to the drawing board as much as they need to.

More information coming soon.

_In development