Open Handset Alliance (OHA), a business alliance of 79 firms for developing open standards for mobile devices was formed. Google published the entire source code (including network and telephony stacks) under an Apache License. GOOGLE acquired Android Inc., a small startup company based in Palo Alto, California, USA. The first commercially phone to run the Android operating system was released November 2007 July 2005 September 2008 October 2008
N Androidis a mobile operating based upon a modified version of the Linux kernel. DEFINITI
H.263 3GPP MPEG-4 H.264 AVC 3GPP MPEG-4 MPEG-4 SP 3GPP Google provides a device emulator, tools for debugging, memory and performance profiling. The integrated development environment(IDE) is provided in Eclipse by using the Android Development Tools (ADT) Plugin. Android has approximately 3,10,000 applications available for download. MISCELLANEOUS DEVELOPMENT BMP PNG JPEG GIF MEDIA Android has native support for multi-touch FEATURES CONNECTIVITY Android supports tethering, which allows a phone to be used as a wireless/wired hotspot AAC LC/LTP AMR-NB MIDI HE-AACv1 AMR-WB Ogg HE-AACv2 MP3 WAVE
Application framework provides the resources required for working of the applications.
Framework is designed to simplify the reuse of components; any application can publish its capabilities and any other application may then make use of those capabilities (subject to security constraints enforced by the framework).
Framework is designed in the same hierarchy as the java development kit.
It is available to developers in android software development kit.
Android includes a set of C/C++ libraries used by various components of the Android system. These capabilities are exposed to developers through the Android application framework. It has following components:-
System C library – A BSD-derived implementation of the standard C system library (libc).
Media Libraries – It is based on PacketVideo'sOpenCORE; the libraries support audio, video and image files.