Google delivers on the first few weeks devkits modular smartphone




Google has announced that the end of July begins with the sending of devkits for its modular smartphone. There is only a limited number devkits available and interested must submit an application for approval by Google.

The devkit includes an OMAP 4460 processor from Texas Instruments that a modified version of Android running Linaro and UniPro -board switch to using the endoskeleton mimic communication. In addition there is a circuit board that developers can use for different purposes, and provides that ability to tunneling. Different I / O protocols over UniPro with the package

Interested parties must be received by Thursday, July 17th a request submitted to Google. The search giant is looking at the evaluation of the application both to the relevant experience of the applicant as to the concept of the proposed module. After July 17 launch a second round, interested then have until August 17 to submit an application.

At the end of the year, expect the developers of Project Ara bring out version 0.2 of the Module Developers Kit a devkit based on the new MDK will again be released. In 2015, the first consumer version, the need Gray Phone , come on the market for about $ 50.


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