The Android Smart Phone device, affectionately known as the ‘Droid’ is a Linux based mobile operating system owned by Google. Since its inception, Android apps development has exploded. The Android platform and development framework has a large following of developers who write custom and public applications to significantly extend the original features and functionality.
There are thousands of apps available for this popular mobile development environment. Third party developers create Java code that is then managed by Google Java Libraries and includes mobile apps for business and entertainment. Software developers can add proprietary features and Android extensions without any obligation to makes these extensions available to the open source environment. If you want a robust extension to your web, sales and social networking channels and you want to attract customers and support business users, Android is a good place to start.
Droid supports video viewing, recording functionality, video uploading, widgets, home screen folders, animation, photo galleries, voice search, bookmarks, contacts, turn-by-turn navigation, multiple screen sizes, mapping, virtual keyboard, multi-touch functionality, Microsoft Exchange security, data synchronization, batch and auto update, Adobe Flash, copy and paste, and social networking support for Twitter, Facebook and other sites.
With custom Android programming services and an IT consultant with experience in Google Android apps development, your Droid can become a virtual business assistant. Mobile application development in the Android environment can help you sell and support products and leverage marketing and sales activities. The Android supports complex graphical applications, including 3D modeling, mobile audio and video streaming, interactive 2D and 3D games, touch-based apps, hand writing recognition, mobile interfaces for enterprise systems and GIS and GPS applications. These apps can be platform and device independent and support online and offline synchronization of data as well as integration of other enterprise data resources and web services.
Native Android features include the video viewing and recording functionality, video uploading, animation, photo galleries, voice search, bookmarks, contacts, turn-by-turn navigation, multiple screen sizes, mapping, Adobe Flash, copy and paste features, and social networking support for Twitter, MySpace, Facebook and other sites.
Android apps development can include business applications for finance, sales, fitness, health, travel, entertainment, records management, mapping, augmented reality, directories, voice services and recognition, and retail to name a few.
A custom Android business app can help you reach your customers with an impressive presence in the mobile market. Make your business resources count – on the road and in the office – with custom, mobile Android business applications.