Android is an operating system developed by Google and is based on Linux. It is aimed at smartphones and tablets.
We have been writing Android applications for a number of years using Windev Mobile, many of these are associated with some of the logistics packages that we write. You will find us in the Google Play store.
Although most Android applications are associated with Android phones or tablets, we actually use an Android box in-house for security monitoring just like a normal server.
Android is now being used by motor manufacturers in cars although it's still very much in its infancy, this explains why we joined the Ford Developer Program.
Project Android - testing how to push the boundaries with a £30 box! Just 10cm wide.
Without too much effort we got Linux running on the box :-