Google officially announced support for the Android operating system bendable devices (Foldables).
It was hardly a coincidence that last night at the same time their events held by Google and Samsung. First announced that the Android received the support of bendable devices, and the second presented the prototype of such a device. Nevertheless it’s a pretty important statement, which shows us that the vector of development of the smartwatch.
At this stage it is rather a set of recommendations for developers, so they can use the existing capabilities of Android to create bendable devices. Google is working closely with Samsung in this area and want to support Foldables were laid out in Android. Thus, any manufacturer will be able to use the system for devices of this type. And companies have already started the race bendable devices – a week ago your gadget introduced Royole Technology.
Bendable smartphone FlexPai
Now the main function of Android that supports bendable displays is Screen Continuity. This is the API that apps use to know when the display size has changed. For example, if you turned the smartphone into a horizontal position or when the launched Android app in Chrome OS. And to provide support for bendable displays, it is sufficient to add to existing templates for new use cases. It remains to wait for third-party application developers implement this capability in your programs.
In any case, this is only the beginning of the development of bendable gadgets. And as new devices we will learn the news with regards to the development of software for them. What do you think is the future of the Foldables?
Source: The Verge