Android Auto

  • Android Auto Starts The Engine For Developers

    Android Auto Starts The Engine For Developers

    Google has begun letting third-party developers build apps for Android Auto, with the release of a new set of APIs for its in-car software platform. The initial set of APIs out the door support audio and messaging apps, similar to the launch set of features being offered by Apple with CarPlay. The Android Auto platform is designed to work from your device, letting you plug it into your car… Read More

  • Android In Car Demo

    Android Auto First Look Video With Google Automotive Chief Andrew Brenner

    Google is about to make your smartphone the powerhouse behind your in-car infotainment system, with Android Auto, a new feature it’s introducing to Android devices that replaces your built-in car navigation and media system with a version of Android designed specifically for vehicular display systems. The effort is very much reminiscent of Apple’s CarPlay, with an interface… Read More

  • Google Announces Android Auto, Promises Enabled Cars By The End Of 2014

    Google Announces Android Auto, Promises Enabled Cars By The End Of 2014

    Today in its sprawling keynote at its I/O event, Google announced Android Auto. The version of Android will be “completely voice enabled” according to the company, and will help users navigate, communicate and listen to music in their cars. The system will be “contextually aware,” Google says, and will allow for hands-free access, an important feature of an experience… Read More