Date Added: Jun 2012
Smartphone usage has increased manifold upon introduction of Google's Android. Since its introduction, Android has evolved at an outstanding pace in terms of application development, commercialization and market share of Android powered devices. Although originally developed for Smartphones, now the embedded system industry has realized the capabilities of Android. Due to open source nature, rich user interface, wide range of connectivity, secure communication, data encryption and multitasking, Android is being integrated and ported to various embedded systems.