TITLE

Carry on regardless [android operating system]

AUTHOR(S)
Dempsey, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Engineering & Technology (17509637);Jul2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
One feature of a disruptive technology is that it should work its magic in ways even its creators did not intend. So much could be said about the increasing use of Android, the Google-backed open source operating system (OS), in embedded systems. Even as Android displaces Microsoft Windows and other proprietary OSs in applications that run across the embedded market from TVs and set-top boxes to military communications via medical and industrial, Google remains profoundly disinterested. Such players that influence its thinking about the development of any dessert-themed Android release remain Tier 1 players in mobile handsets and tablets. Everything else is a sideshow.
ACCESSION #
63502508

 

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