What Is Android Auto?

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Today we will find out what exactly is Android Auto? You might have seen some commercials on TV or perhaps maybe on those annoying Youtube ads that show up once in awhile, lol, well we will use the definition provided to us officially by Wikipedia as it pretty much sums it up for you in a couple of paragraphs or so, lets begin.

About Android Auto

Android Auto is a smartphone projection standard developed by Google to allow mobile devices running the latest Android OS to be operated in automobiles through the dashboard’s head unit.

The standard offers drivers control over GPS mapping/navigation, music playback, SMS, telephony, and web search; both touchscreen and button-controlled head unit displays will be supported, although hands-free operation through voice commands is emphasized to ensure safe driving. Compatible apps include Google Maps, Google Play Music, MLB at Bat, NBA Premium Pass, NFL Game Pass Spotify, Songza, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn.

Android Auto is part of the Open Automotive Alliance, which was announced on January 6, 2014, and is a joint effort with 28 automobile manufacturers and mobile tech supplier Nvidia.

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