• Google Explains A.I. Behind Android 9 Pie Smart Linkify API

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Following the initial release of Android 9 Pie , Google has set out to explain the A.I. processes behind the OS's vastly improved algorithms that create actionable links over phone numbers and addresses in text. While the concept isn't necessarily new, the company has effectively introduced a new version of the previously used Android Linkify API called Smart Linkify. That's a TextClassifier API trained in TensorFlow which uses small feedforward neural network, including a very similar inference code to that behind Android Oreo's Smart Text Selection feature. That means it can infer...
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  • Mopria Alliance Adds Wi-Fi Direct Printing To Android 9 Pie

    Mopria Alliance Adds Wi-Fi Direct Printing To Android 9 Pie

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Android 9 will now support Wi-Fi Direct printing via Android's Default Print Service, according to a new announcement from the Mopria Alliance. The non-profit group first teamed up with Google on the out-of-the-box printing solution back with the launch of Android 8.0 , introducing Wi-Fi network printing via the Android Open Source Project. With the latest version of the OS and through ongoing collaboration, Android Default Print Service is bolstered by the addition of a Wi-Fi Direct option, allowing direct mobile-to-printer tasks with select printers. To clarify, the previous version...
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