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Android Auto screenshots provide another look at Google’s in-car software


Android Auto screenshots provide another look at Google’s in-car software

Android Auto official

We’re nonetheless ready for the primary Android Auto-powered automobiles to roll off the meeting strains and into our driveways, however Google has made that wait a bit simpler by giving us another glimpse at Android Auto’s consumer interface.

The screenshots posted by Google exhibit Android Auto’s music participant UI, displaying the alternative ways which you can play your tunes within the automotive and the way the interface adapts to its setting. Here’s a fast rundown on what's included:

Android Auto user interface

  • Primary App UI: Google says that builders can customise their app’s UI to proven their very own icons, app identify and even background photographs. In the above instance, we will see Google Play Music displaying album artwork.
Android Auto launcher
  • Launcher: As you may anticipate, this function exhibits all the suitable apps put in in your Android gadget. In the instance above, all the consumer’s media apps are proven in a scrollable record.
Android Auto user actions
  • User Actions: The important app UI exhibits 4 actions within the motion bar, 4 auxiliary actions in its overflow bar and a Return motion.
Android Auto drawer transitions
  • Drawer Transitions: The drawer seems within the middle and exhibits the media containers and information obtainable out of your chosen service. These drawers can embrace customized icons for listing gadgets.
Android Auto day and night transitions
  • Day and Night Transitions: All of the included UIs help totally different shade schemes for day and night time. The platform determines whether or not it’s at present day or nighttime and and adjusts the UI accordingly.

Google additionally goes into element on the totally different features of an Android Auto media participant’s UI that may be custom-made, together with the app emblem and identify, background pictures, theme colours and customized actions.

Google’s aim with Android Auto is to supply software that gives a related and informative expertise whereas being glanceable and easy. So far it seems prefer it’s doing that properly, with Android Auto offering massive photographs and buttons that you could simply look shortly at and perceive what’s happening.

Google has stated that the primary Android Auto automobiles will roll out by the end of 2014. Are you excited for Android Auto?

Via Ars Technica, Android Developers


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