Android Auto announced in June at Google I/O, is finally starting to take shape. A first API comes to be made available to developers. It supports Messaging smartphone and audio features. When his vehicle is compatible, the driver may read his messages, control calls and music from its Android smartphone from the screen of his car. In addition to the purely technical announcement, Google has unveiled an initial list of publishers of services and applications that began working with Google to adapt their Apps to the cockpit… automotive.
Google gives appointment to the geeks on the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014
The announcement does not fall by chance. It occurs a few days of the Los Angeles Auto show that will open its doors on November 30, 2014. Google Book the first elements of Android Auto, and invites fans to visit on the Hyundai stand to test for the first time its automobile interface. A response to Apple which with Carplay, had been the media during the Geneva 2014. This may also be the opportunity to see the first compatible applications. Google has announced work with iHeartRadio, Joyride, Kik, MLB.com, NPR, Pandora, PocketCasts, Songza, SoundCloud, Spotify, Stitcher, TextMe, textPlus, TuneIn, Umano, and WhatsApp.
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Source : “Begin developing with Android Auto”, Android Developer Blog, 18 novembre 2014