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droidcon London 2017

droidcon London 2017 Anyone seriously interested in Android, in the UK, should consider attending droidcon London. This year it runs 26-27 October (Thursday – Friday), with the venue – as always – being the Business Design Centre in Islington. You can read more information and view the full programme. Firebase, testing, security and UI issues are all covered. As well as data ...

Renesas automotive chips make most of Android for cars

Renesas Electronics says its R-Car automotive system-on-chips (SoCs) will now run Android 8.0, the first version of Google’s OS which includes support for functions required in automotive systems. An R-Car reference package for Android comprises a reference board and an extension board as hardware environment, and the board support package (BSP) as software support. The smartphone OS is continuing to ...

Farnell element14 wraps Android with WaRP7 display for wearables

A small circular display module with touch interface for wearables comes with an Android software development kit for the WaRP7 development platform. Farnell element14 is selling the WaRP7 LCD module. It is a standard MIPI display with display serial and I2C interfaces. The round screen has an active area diameter of 31.9 mm with 320 RGB × 320 dots resolution ...

Huawei develops ARM-Android open source platform for Linaro

A development platform for the Android open source project (AOSP) has been created by Huawei. The ARM-based hardware is part of the Linaro open source collaborative engineering organization developing software for the ARM ecosystem. The HiKey 960 96Boards development platform from Huawei is now listed on the 96Boards website and will become available through global distribution channels. It is expected to ...