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Google Adds Zoom, Teams, and Webex to Android Auto

During the I/O presentation this Thursday (1), Google announced the news for Android Auto and Android Automotive. The big news is that the company intends to bring Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Cisco Webex meeting apps to cars with an Android navigation system. Thus, the user can participate in a video call inside the car if he has Android Auto/Automotive and is paired with a smartphone.

Android Auto is a car navigation system that connects your smartphone to your car’s display. Maybe the idea of ​​joining a video call while driving sounds pretty dangerous, what Google guarantees meetings will be audio only, with simplified on-screen controls.. In addition, the company has new categories for video and gaming applications in the library, which will soon expand to navigation applications. Games and other applications are designed to be used when the car is parked, or for use by passengers in the passenger or back seat.

What’s new in Android Auto and Android Automotive

All automakers can now add YouTube to cars with Google built in. Another interesting novelty presented that should please many drivers is that Big Tech has also confirmed arrival waze in the Play Store for use directly through the Android Auto/Automotive display. Thus, the user can access the application directly from the entertainment display and view all traffic information on the big screen.

Finally, the company confirmed that developers can integrate dashboard tools with devices. This allows applications to be developed with greater capacity to provide up-to-date information to drivers, including autonomy, fuel level and speed data. For example, when defining a route the app will have access to the fuel level and can tell you if there is enough petrol/mileage left to get to your destination. But such news should be implemented by developers gradually.

Android Auto will be available in nearly 200 million vehicles by the end of 2023, according to the company. The Android Automotive operating system is also evolving, with various automakers such as Chevrolet, Volvo, Polestar, Honda, and Renault adopting the tool.

Acer introduces new Swift and Aspire laptops in Brazil

Acer introduces new Swift and Aspire laptops in Brazil
The company introduces two new products from the Swift line and a laptop from the Aspire line to the national market.

Source: Engadget


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