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April, 2021

(April 21) Added the Emulator USB Passthrough Integration Guide. Learn how to connect two peripherals (Bluetooth and Wi-Fi) to the AAOS emulator.

(April 7) Added Android Virtual Device as a Development Platform to describe how AAOS platform and device makers can use Android Emulator to develop Human Machine Interface (HMI) and apps without relying on hardware.

March, 2021

(March 10) Updated the entire suite of AAOS Audio articles at Automotive Audio. Learn about the changes made to support these automotive-related audio features:

January, 2021

(January 27) Added User HAL Properties. Use these new properties on the VHAL to create, switch, remove, and associate external accessories to identify Users.

(January 25) Added Android Automotive Bootcamp Presentations. See video recordings from the 2020 Google Automotive Partner Bootcamp.

December, 2020

(December 11) Added Troubleshooting RROs to the Car UI Library Integration Guide.

October, 2020

(October 20) Added these new articles to the Car UI Library Integration Guide:

(October 9) Added this new article:

(October 6) Added these new articles:

Published the Voice Interaction Integration Guide aimed at voice assistant developers and OEMs who want to preload voice assistants on AAOS:

(October 2) Added these new articles:

September, 2020

(September 28) Added this new article:

  • Virtualization. This article describes a new capability in Android Automotive OS (AAOS), which now supports deployment as a guest virtual machine in environments compatible with the VirtIO standard.

(September 8) These articles have been added:

July, 2020

These article were updated:

June, 2020

These articles were updated:

May, 2020

April, 2020

  • (April 23) Vehicle Camera HAL. Added new content to describe the use of EGL/SurfaceFlinger in EVS Display HAL implementations.

March, 2020

  • (March 27) Time Zone Options. The accurate display of time is a core feature expected of an automotive infotainment system. Learn more about working with time zones in Android Automotive.
  • (March 27) Implementing Radio with Media. Learn how to provide a seamless transition between Radio and other apps in Media.

February, 2020