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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Android 4.4 Features-Part 5

Here are Android 4.4's Main Features



  • Android 4.4 brings platform support for two new composite sensors,kk-sensors-runtastic-n5.jpg step detector and step counter allowing users to track steps when they're walking, running, or climbing stairs, via apps and hardware that offer the feature. 
  • The Nexus 5 offers the two sensors and Google says it's working with its chipset partners to bring them to new devices as soon as possible. Android 4.4 also brings support for the Message Access Profile (MAP) enabling Bluetooth-enabled cars to exchange messages with Android devices. 
  • It also supports Bluetooth HID over GATT (HOGP) offering apps a low-latency link with low-power peripheral devices such as mice, joysticks, and keyboards. 
  •  Android 4.4 also introduces platform support for built-in IR blasters, and a new API and system service for developers to build apps that can leverage them. This means the IR Blaster, present in the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One will now be usable Android 4.4 also supports Wi-Fi Tunneled Direct Link Setup (TDLS), a way to stream media and other data faster between devices already on the same Wi-Fi network.

 
 
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