THE LATEST Operating SYSTEM: THE LATEST Operating SYSTEM Main Topics: Main Topics What is Android? Features Versions of Android Applications Marketing Recent Developments Why Android? 1. What is ANDROID?: 1. What is ANDROID? Operating system for smartphones and tablets Based on Linux Kernel Developed by OPEN HANDSET ALLIANCE led by Google Includes Java compatible libraries Multi language support Licensed under version 2 of Apache Software License 2. Features: 2. Features Handset Layouts: Supports 2D and 3D graphics, traditional smartphone layouts Connectivity: CDMA, Bluetooth, WI-FI, WIMAX Messaging: MMS, SMS, Chat, Message Cloud Screen Capture Media supports JPEG, AMR, MPEG-4 Multi Touch Video Calling 2. Features (2): 2. Features (2) Web browsing: based on open source webkit layout engine Storage: uses SQLite – a light weight relational database Tethering: allows the phone to be used as wireless/wired WIFI hotspot 3. Versions: 3. Versions NAME VERSION 1. Cupcake 1.5 2. Donut 1.6 3. Eclair 2.1 4. Froyo 2.2 5. Gingerbread 2.3 6. Honeycomb 3.0 7. Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 4. Applications : 4. Applications Over 6 billion applications were there in june 2011 of which 130 million are already being installed in the smartphones. Android applications run in a SANDBOX protecting it from the rest of the system resources. 4. APPLICATIONS(2): 4. APPLICATIONS(2) Privacy: ability to locate WI-FI access points Additional finer-grained security features are provided through a "permission" mechanism that enforces restrictions on the specific operations that a particular process can perform, and per-URI permissions for granting ad-hoc access to specific pieces of data. 4. APPLICATIONS (3): 4. APPLICATIONS (3) Android Market: online software store developed by Google, preinstalled on most Android devices 5. Marketing(1): 5. Marketing(1) 5. Marketing(2): 5. Marketing(2) 6. Recent Developments(1): 6. Recent Developments(1) SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, BEYOND SMART……… Common actions more visible Refined innovations Multitasking more easier and more visual Resizable widgets New lock screen actions Quick responses for incoming calls 6. Recent Developments(2): 6. Recent Developments(2) Powerful voice input engine Cloud connected experience Face unlock These are only a few……. There is much MORE… 7. Why Android?(1): 7. Why Android?(1) Advantages There are a host of advantages that Google’s Android will derive from being an open source software . Some of the advantages include: The ability for anyone to customize the Google Android platform 7. Why Android?(2): 7. Why Android?(2) Men will be able to customize a mobile phones using Google Android platform like never before Features like weather details, opening screen, live RSS feeds and even the icons on the opening screen will be able to be customized As a result of many mobile phones carrying Google Android, companies will come up with such innovative products like the location In addition the entertainment functionalities will be taken a notch higher by Google Android being able to offer online real time multiplayer games PowerPoint Presentation: Future possibilities Google Android Sales to Overtake iPhone in 2012 The OHA is committed to make their vision a reality: to deploy the Android platform for every mobile operator, handset manufacturers and developers to build innovative devices Intel doesn’t want to lose ownership of the netbook market, so they need to prepare for anything, including Android PowerPoint Presentation: Limitations Bluetooth limitations Android doesn't support: Bluetooth stereo Contacts exchange Modem pairing Wireless keyboards But it'll work with Bluetooth headsets, but that's about it Firefox Mobile isn't coming to Android Apps in Android Market need to be programmed with a custom form of Java → Mozilla and the Fennec won't have that 8. Conclusion: 8. Conclusion We hope that Android in its upcoming versions overcomes its limitations and fulfills its future promises. PowerPoint Presentation: THANK YOU Any Questions?