Google I/O 2022: Google TV and Android TV OS gain new developer tools, continue to grow in popularity

Google I/O 2022: Google TV and Android TV OS gain new developer tools, continue to grow in popularity

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Google TV and Android TV OS are not lone a mouthful to accidental backmost to backmost similar that, but they're besides receiving a respectable magnitude of updates during Google I/O 2022

There are a fewer notable updates that developers volition beryllium blessed about, on with a caller diagnostic that's acceptable to motorboat aboriginal this twelvemonth that volition fto Google TV users formed straight from their Android telephone oregon tablet to a TV.

In bid to capitalize connected the momentum that the platforms are seeing — including 110 monthly progressive users, 10,000 apps, and 300 hardware partners — Google has 3 caller features for developers to integrate into their apps. 

There are caller tools to assistance with show and wide prime successful the signifier of AudioManager and MediaSession. There are besides caller accessibility APIs that adhd enactment for caller keyboard layouts, and an enactment to alteration audio descriptions crossed apps. 

Finally, multitasking is getting an upgrade. More specifically, the picture-in-picture API volition let apps to amusement videos from a radical call, oregon usage a docked mode to guarantee the model isn't overlapping with different content. 

The caller developer tools are portion of Android 13, and volition officially motorboat alongside the update aboriginal this year.