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 Google Cross-Platform Version of Android Beam

Google is reportedly engaged on a brand new move-platform file sharing machine, internally named Co-presence, so one can connect Android, ios and Chrome devices for them to be able to alternate records data, pictures, messages, and different content material.

We previous heard of this selection in a Google Play services 6.1 apk teardown with the aid of Android Police in June. Now, the workforce has posted some images of the Co-presence characteristic setup, which were reportedly discovered in the apk. The apk can also be said to contain XML definitions for the setup course of’ various layouts.

The purported Google Co-presence images exhibit Android and ios gadgets sharing information wirelessly with every other. In step with Android Police, the alleged file sharing carrier could be the go-platform version of Android Beam. It is stated to use vicinity knowledge or Bluetooth for authentication.

Google to Launch a Cross-Platform Version of Android Beam

Android Police speculates Co-presence may also use the ‘whisper’ characteristic first considered in Chrome cast for ‘ultrasonic authentication’. After authentication, data is claimed to be transferred via Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct. All this essentially makes Co-presence a contactless feature.

The team has also discovered the Co-presence API for Chrome in developer channel documents, a mention of the characteristic in a just lately granted Google patent titled ‘Co-presence information retrieval device’, except for opinions and difficulty experiences for the Co-presence API for Chrome.

While different important points aren’t recognized concerning the function, the record notes that the Co-presence performance is predicted in “the approaching weeks”.

Meanwhile, Google is also expected to unlock the brand new Gmail app model 5.0 for Android with give a boost to for a couple of debts; although a Google-signed apk has already been leaked in advance of the professional rollout.

With Gmail 5.0 for Android, customers will have the ability to add accounts from different IMAP/POP services, comparable to Yahoo, Outlook, AOL Mail and extra, apart from a couple of Gmail account.