INTRODUCTION TOANDROIDKNOW THE MOST WANTEDOPERATING SYSTEM
The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) is aconsortium/association of 84 firms todevelop open standards for mobiledevices.Member firms include the following:The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) is aconsortium/association of 84 firms todevelop open standards for mobiledevices.Member firms include the following:Android is an operatingsystem designed primarily fortouchscreen mobile devicessuch as smartphones andtablet computers, developedby Google in conjunctionwith the Open HandsetAlliance.
Initially it was developed by Android Inc, whomGoogle financially backed and later Googlepurchased the company Android Inc. in 2005.
1.ANDROID WAS UNVEILED IN 2007.2.ANDROID HAS A LARGE COMMUNITY OFDEVELOPERS WRITING APPLICATIONS( APPS ) THAT EXTENDED THEFUNCTIONALITY OF DEVICES.3.THE FIRST ANDROID POWERED PHONETHE WORLDS LEADING SMARTPHONEPLATFORM, OVERTAKING NOKIA SYMBIANOPERATING SYSTEM WHICH HELD ITSRECORD FOR YEARS.4.SINCE THEN ANDROID HAS BEENOVERTAKING MOST OF THE OTHEROPERATING SYSTEMS AND GAININGMORE PROGRESS.
HISTORY OFANDROIDBEGINNING OF THE ECSTATICOPERATING SYSTEM
• Speculation about Googles intention to enter the mobilecommunications market continued to build through December 2006• At Google, the team led by Rubin developed a mobile device platform,i.e. Android Operating System.• Google marketed the platform to handset makers on the promise ofproviding a flexible, upgradable system.Android Inc. was founded in Palo Alto,California in October 2003 by Andy Rubin,Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White
In 2010, Google launched its Nexus series of devices - a line smartphones and tablets running the Android operating system.The series has since been updated with newer devices, such as theGalaxy Nexus phone and Nexus 7 tablet, made by Samsung andAsus respectively.
ARCHITECTURE OFANDROIDDETAILED STRUCTURE KNOWLEDGE OFANDROID OPERATING SYSTEM
SECURITY ANDPRIVACYMOST SECURED AND SAFEOPERATING SYSTEM
1. Android applications run in an isolated area of the operating system thatdoes not have access to the rest of the systems resources(phonebook,messages).2. Before installing an application, the Play Store displays all requiredpermissions.After reviewing these permissions, the user can decide whether to installthe application.
VERSIONS OFANDROIDTHE MOST FASTEST DEVELOPINGMOBILE OPERATINGSYSTEM
JELLYBEANAndroid 4.1(Latest)GOOGLE USES DESSERT NAMES FORTHEIR OPERATING SYSTEM
Version Release date API levelDistribution(October 2, 2012)4.1.x, 4.2 JellyBean July 9, 2012 16 2.70%4.0.x Ice CreamSandwich October 19, 2011 14-15 25.80%3.x.x HoneycombFebruary 22,2011 Nov-13 1.80%2.3.x GingerbreadDecember 6,2010 09-Oct 54.20%2.2 Froyo May 20, 2010 8 12.00%2.0, 2.1 Eclair October 26, 2009 7 3.10%1.6 DonutSeptember 15,2009 4 0.30%1.5 Cupcake April 30, 2009 3 0.10%
Google even placed Statues of its different Android Version atGoogle Headquarters (building 44), Mountain View, CaliforniaImage from Google Earth
MARKET SHARE OFANDROIDFASTEST GROWING MARKETTHAN ANY OTHEROPERATING SYSTEM
0102030405060ANDROID APPLE RIM MICROSOFT SYMBIANQUARTER ENDING IN JULY 2012Android had acquired worldwide smartphone marketshare of 68% at the second quarter of 2012.
SCOPE OFANDROIDANDROID DOES NOT ENDONLY ON SMARTPHONES
While Android is designed primarily for smartphonesand tablets, the open and customizable nature of theoperating system allows it to be used on otherelectronics.Further, the OS has seen niche applications on someof the interesting products. They are as follows.ANDROID NOW RULESMANY MORE ELECTRONICDEVICES OTHER THANMOBILE PHONES…
Motoactive Android WristWatch by MotorolaVehicle GPS Navigation (Satellite Navigation)Android Car Stereo by Parrot Inc.Android MicrowaveAndroid Camera by Polaroid Inc.Android LandlineAndroid Treadmill by Life Fitness3D Android Glasses bySensicsndroid has gone Beyond Smart Phones and TabletsLIMITLESS SCOPE ?We will have to Wait &Watch!
FUTURE OF ANDROIDBRIGHTER FUTURE FORELECTRONIC DEVICES