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Android Application Development for the Intel® Platform by Tao Wang, Ryan Cohen

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CHAPTER 6

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Customization and Installation of Android

Due to the characteristics of any embedded systems, such as resource constraints, tailoring and customization are important features for an embedded OS, and Android is no exception. This chapter provides a general discussion of customization in an embedded OS and then explains the customization of Android, specifically.

Tailoring and Customization of an Embedded OS

Not all functions and services provided by the embedded OS are included in a special embedded application, for two reasons. First, the embedded system is always resource constrained, especially with regard to storage space; thus it ...

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