Published: Tue, May 08, 2018
Science | By Cecil Little

Volvo plans to embed Google services in next-generation infotainment system

Volvo plans to embed Google services in next-generation infotainment system

The experience runs on a slightly older version of Android, 7.0, and is skinned to still look like a Volvo entertainment system.

Now, after a developer preview that saw over 100,000 SDK downloads by developers, Google is releasing Android Things 1.0 with "long-term support for production devices". It also supports Google technologies like Google Assistant and Google Cast.

The partnership between Google and Volvo should make the Assistant features in particular be baked deeper into the car's OS than you would get with Android Auto.

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Google's IoT platform, also known as Android Things, reached v1.0 today ahead of Google I/O.

Ahead of Google I/O, the search company's annual developer conference, which starts tomorrow, Volvo has announced that it's working with Google to add Assistant, the Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system.

Arete Research analyst Richard Kramer, on Android's prior successes in branching out: "If you're charitable, you say it's early". "If you're not, you say Android is irrelevant outside phones".

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Cars.com's Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. Four times as many smart TV shipments past year had Samsung's (005930.KS) operating system as Android TV, according to IHS Markit.

Volvo and Google are now collaborating on the project, aiming to bring the Android-powered Sensus system to market within "a couple" of years. It is also considering automated security scans of device makers' apps.

Android Things software was initially a rebranding of Brillo, an Internet of Things OS Google debuted in May 2015.

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Google officials said the spinoffs have momentum.

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