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Contents Developers Partners What is Android? How does Android works? Who’s doing it? How Android looks unique? What are the Disadvantages? Where’s Android going? ANDROID SDK
Contents continued.. DESIGN Features of ANDROID SECURITY WHAT MAKES ANDROID SPECIAL? ANDROID MARKET Various versions and its distribution CONCLUSION
DEVELOPERS ANDY RUBEN RICH MINER CHRIS WHITE NICK SEARS
PARTNERS IN 2008 a large team of experts belonging to various companies joined it They are HUAWEI,SONY ERICCSON,TOSHIBA,VODAFONE
AndroidWhat is Android? -Android is Linux Based OS -Designed for smart mobile phones,tablet,and other devices -Android provides easy access to social networking sites. -Android has been adopted by a number of manufacturers. -Thousands of Applications Available in Google Market. -Android-based phones will continue to be strong competitors in the smart-phone market.
How does Android work? Its open market model allows registered software developers to create applications for Android- Listing of Applications in Android Market Users can download from a growing store of smart-phone applications at Google Market Download compatible Android apps from other locations
Who’s doing it? Computer science departments at numerous colleges and universities are embracing development for the Android platform. Engineering doctoral students from the University of Washington work at Google’s Seattle offices to refine the Open Data Kit that they created- Using Android in Industrial Automation
HOW ANDROID looksnique? Android has been selected by many hardware manufacturers to run on a wide range of devices. Android based phones are available from all major cellular providers. Android may bring smart phone and tablet functionality to a much wider cross-section of students. Android is a User Friendly OS.
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What are the disadvantages ofAndroid?New application which have been release might not workin previous versions Platform fragmentation is an issue for Android OSdevices.For developers, the variety of device types and formfactors that useAndroid make development more expensive.
Where is Android going? The Android OS may accelerate the introduction of smart phones by providing a free OS. Due to its arrival JAVA, SYMBIAN, gone down. Transforming them from consumers of existing applications to creators of apps designed to meet their needs.. Android is the Biggest selling OS in the World on Mobile Computing.
ANDROID SDK Android software development is the process by which new applications are created for the Android operating system. Applications are usually developed in the Java programming language using the Android Software Development Kit.
DESIGN Android is based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries and APIs written in C and application software running on an application framework which includes Java-compatible libraries based on Apache Harmony.
Features of ANDROID
HARDWARE FEAUTURES Cellular networking : GSM, EDGE, 3G LAN : Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi Graphics Hardware Acceleration Camera, GPS and Compass Touch screen and accelerometer for motion sensing
SECURITY Android applications run in a sandbox, an isolated area of the operating system that does not have access to the rest of the systems resources, unless access permissions are granted by the user when the application is installed.
WHAT MAKES ANDROID SPECIAL? Open source – Free development platform Built in components can be improved Built in services like GPS,SQL Database, browser and maps Management of process life cycle High quality graphics and sound Portability across current and future hardware Component-based architecture and reusable, replaceable modules Multi-layer isolation of programs
ANDROID MARKET Google Play, formerly Android Market, is the online software store developed by Google for Android devices Market. As of October 2011 there were more than 300,000 apps available for Android, and the estimated number of applications downloaded from the Android Market as of December 2011 exceeded 10 billion.
Various versions and itsdistribution
CONCLUSION Android is open to all: industry, developers and users Participating in many of the successful open source projects Aims to be as easy to build for as the web. Google Android is stepping into the next level of Mobile Internet