Google brings a brand new concept “Android Auto” into our cars. Google’s very successful mobile platform Android is now optimised for Cars and now ready to get into our car Dashboards. Android Auto lets you focus on the road and drive safely while you search something on the internet or playing your favourite tracks or even finding your GPS navigation. Brings right information at right time..
Google Auto will be dash mounted, touch enabled, android powered computer which run Android version 5.0 Lollipop or later. Which offer easy access to GPS navigation, reading SMS, Play music, search the internet, access Apps on the go without interrupting your driving or even without taking your eyes off the road. You can now listen music from Google Music, input instructions with voice commands and through steering mounted controls.
And with Android auto, you can get access to various sensors and devices inside car from your mobile device. You may get access to the following- Wheel speed, Sound system, GPS, Mobile antenna, etc.
Android Auto is part of Open Automotive Alliance and prime goal is “Safely while driving”. Hope many of you will be struggling while driving to read a text or checking the GPS navigation system. Now with Android Auto Steering mounted controls can operate you onboard android with ease.
Many car manufacturers like Audi, Bently, Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and 20 more car manufacturers planned to add Android Auto technology in their future cars. The first Android Auto powered car will be launched in late 2014. The Android Auto SDK will be released soon to developers that helps developers build Apps.
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