Android
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Preetesh Jain
*Not the original presentation. For general viewing purpose an...
Contents:
 What is Android?
 History of Android
 Features and Applications
 Dissecting Android
 Android for Developer...
What is Android?
 Android was unveiled in year 2007 with the formation
of ‘Open Handset Alliance’ – a consortium of 84
co...
What is Android?
 Android's source code was released under the
Apache License, which means it can be freely
downloaded an...
History of Android
 4 Americans named Andy Rubin, Rich Miner , Chris
White and Nick Sears started developing Android in
2...
Features and Applications
 Dalvik Virtual Machine for running Applications.
 Optimized Graphics with support for GPU Chi...
Features and Applications
 Android apps are available for download from various
sources, the 2 major being: Google Play a...
Dissecting Android
Android for Developers
 Developers have seen more success, user base and
profit in Android than in any other platform.
 ...
Android Devices
 Samsung Electronics is the largest manufacturer of
Android devices with 81.3% market share in its
shipme...
Future of Android
 Google intends to bring Android to televisions with
Google TV, and the OS has seen in niche applicatio...
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  1. 1. Android Submitted publicly forPresentation by Preetesh Jain *Not the original presentation. For general viewing purpose and reference only.
  2. 2. Contents:  What is Android?  History of Android  Features and Applications  Dissecting Android  Android for Developers  Android Devices  Future of Android
  3. 3. What is Android?  Android was unveiled in year 2007 with the formation of ‘Open Handset Alliance’ – a consortium of 84 companies.  Android is based on LINUX kernel and is a Open- Source project.  The most popular Mobile operating system, with over 1 billion devices activated as of September, 2013.  Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google later bought in 2005.
  4. 4. What is Android?  Android's source code was released under the Apache License, which means it can be freely downloaded and modified by anyone. http://source.android.com  The user interface of Android is based on Direct Manipulation.  As of July 2013, Android has the largest number of applications published and downloaded from various stores.  Allows side-loading of apps from third-party sources.
  5. 5. History of Android  4 Americans named Andy Rubin, Rich Miner , Chris White and Nick Sears started developing Android in 2001. They formed Android, Inc. in 2003.  Google initially decided to fund this company and later acquired it in 2005. Google developed the original Android OS with some changes and completed it in 2007.  1st commercial edition Android 1.0 and was launched in 2008. HTC Dream G1 was the 1st smart phone with an Android OS.
  6. 6. Features and Applications  Dalvik Virtual Machine for running Applications.  Optimized Graphics with support for GPU Chips.  Integrated Browser with various connectivity solutions such as WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPRS and EDGE.  Support for various sensors such as Accelerometer, Compass, Magnetometer and many more.  Supports mass storage with features such as SQLite technology.  Full multimedia playback and support for major codecs.
  7. 7. Features and Applications  Android apps are available for download from various sources, the 2 major being: Google Play and Amazon Appstore.  Also allows installing apps directly from the package file: .apk.  Allows switching between two or more applications, without closing any of them. Referred to as “Multitasking”.  Supports full customization by installing various modified ROMs from the web. Most popular being, CyanogenMod (http://cyanogenmod.com)
  8. 8. Dissecting Android
  9. 9. Android for Developers  Developers have seen more success, user base and profit in Android than in any other platform.  For that, Google Play provides many features such as Trial Apps, Paid Apps, In-App purchases, and even Refunds to ensure revenue generation for the Developers.  Java and XML are the two languages used to write and create Android applications.  The Android SDK provides all the necessary tools for creating Android apps. http://developer.android.com/sdk
  10. 10. Android Devices  Samsung Electronics is the largest manufacturer of Android devices with 81.3% market share in its shipment.  Android was designed primarily for smartphones and tablets.  Successfully deployed in Netbooks, Ebook readers, Televisions and Wrist-Watches too.
  11. 11. Future of Android  Google intends to bring Android to televisions with Google TV, and the OS has seen in niche applications on Headphones, Car CD and DVD players, digital cameras, portable media players and landlines.  Sony Mobile introduced waterproof versions of Android, followed by Samsung Electronics introducing Heart-Beat and Pulse rate sensors in their phones.  The revolutionary Google Glass is based on Android.  Future Androids will be more secure and fluid with introduction of Octa-core processors in Mobile phones.
  12. 12. Thank You.

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