Broadcom Company Enables Android To Run On Advanced Navigation Processor!
Broadcom Company, a global leader in wired and wireless communications,Â announced at the 2010 CES Wednesday that they have successfully ported Android to run on the company’s advanced navigation processor (the BroadcomÂ® BCM4760). Â The advanced processor integrates bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and provides a single-chip solution, minimizes footprint size, and extends battery.Â Â
According to Broadcom, “this will allow for a new generation of location-aware mobile internet devices (MIDs) and personal navigation devices (PNDs) which will be attractive to both developers, as well as users.” Â What does this mean for Android fans in the future? Â Essentially, that mapping, navigation, and location based application will be better and more tightly integrated with both bluetooth and Wi-Fi. EXCITING!