AAOS platform and device makers can use Android Emulator to develop Human Machine Interface (HMI) and apps without relying on hardware. Android Emulator can run the entire Android Architecture with different Android Virtual Device (AVD) images. This provides a strong device development platform on which to increase productivity and enable working from any location. The following content describes how to set up an AVD for:

  • New development. When starting new development of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) device, learn how to create a virtual device so that teams can develop HMI and apps early without waiting for new hardware.
  • Updates to HMI and preloaded apps. To frequently share new virtual devices so that apps, quality assurance, and user experience teams can quickly access the latest and greatest updates to support their work.

To learn more about using the Android Virtual Device as a development platform, see: