Posted by Brad Hinkel, Product Supervisor, Android Automotive Developer Platform
To ship seamless experiences in automobiles, we’re now enabling builders to carry their web of issues (IOT) apps to automobiles. It will permit customers to simply handle IOT programs like dwelling safety and doorways immediately from their automotive. Now you can launch IOT apps to manufacturing for each Android Auto and Android Automotive OS.
You can begin constructing your IOT apps for automobiles utilizing driving-optimized templates from the Android for Automobiles App Library.
The Automotive OS emulator for Android Automotive OS and the DHU for Android Auto permit you to simply check apps for this class. To begin constructing your app for the automotive, try our up to date developer documentation, car quality guidelines, and design guidelines. For added directions on constructing IOT apps, visit here.
Drivers of automobiles utilizing Android Auto can now obtain IOT apps developed with the Android for Automobiles App Library instantly from Google Play. Moreover you possibly can be a part of the Google Group for new beta apps and opt-in to new app’s beta on the Google Play retailer, together with your Gmail account.
Expertise for your self how your app will look throughout the totally different programs, by accessing the OEM emulator system images downloadable in Android Studio.
To publish your app right this moment, comply with the under steps.
- Design your app’s expertise utilizing our developer guide and app quality guidelines.
- Develop utilizing the latest release of the car app library so you will get consumer suggestions from now.
- Take a look at utilizing the desktop head unit.
- Publish your app to Close or Open testing to the Google Play Retailer to get pre-production suggestions from customers.
- Ship your ultimate app to automobiles.
We’re excited to see what you’ve constructed and take it for a spin!
In case you’re serious about becoming a member of our Early Entry Program sooner or later, please fill out this interest form. You will get began with the Android for Automobiles App Library right this moment by visiting g.co/androidforcars.
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