The Google I / O of 2023 does not forget any device, including cars. Android has triple representation in cars, Android Auto, Android Automotive and Google Built-in, and Google has announced news for each and every one of them.
TO Android Auto will arrive apps like Zoom, while YouTube and games are going to be exclusive for now of the Android integrated in the Google Built in car. Android Automotive is not left without its dose of news anticipating multi-screen support.
Android Auto with Zoom and other nightmares
Android for cars that “lives” in our phones It is the one that has received the least news during Google I / O. Mainly, the categories of allowed applications continue to open, including home automation apps and weather apps: we will have soon The Weather Channel app for Android Auto.
Perhaps the most controversial thing is that Google is working on bringing work apps like Zoom, Teams, and Webex to Android Auto, so that we can answer (audio) calls from the car. They will arrive “in the next few months.”
Google Built-in with YouTube and games
In Google Built-in, which is something like Android Automotive that includes Google apps and services, navigation apps can be integrated into the instrument panel to display directions in front of the driver. Developers will also be able to use datos of car sensors in your applications such as fuel level or speed.
The most noticeable novelty that will come to cars with Google Built-in is that they open up to the categories of video and games, with the car parked. So the manufacturers may offer YouTube and access to games like Beach Buggy Racing 2, Solitaire FRVR or My Talking Tom. Waze is also coming, which was already available for Android Auto but not for cars with Google Built-in.
Automotive and its multiscreen support
Finally we have the most futuristic novelty of all: multi-screen support which will arrive with Android Automotive 14, the version based on the latest version of Android.
We will know more about it in the coming months, but it will be a system to take advantage of Android Automotive in cars that have several screens. For example, behind each seat.
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