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How to Design And Build Android Apps for Cars

A few years ago Google introduced Android Automotive OS, an Android operating system that is familiar to millions of developers, tailored to run in the car. Most recently, Polestar announced that they are shipping their first electric vehicle (Polestar 2) running Android Automotive OS.

Speakers from Google will introduce new Android-based infotainment systems that are built directly into cars. This talk will focus primarily on how to design and build new apps or adapt existing Android Auto apps to the new Android-based infotainment systems. People interested in building experiences powered by Android can also learn about new design changes and how to optimize their apps.

May 30, 2019 @ Stanford GSB, Room M104


Heather Seal

Android Automotive Product Designer


        Heather is an interaction designer on the Android Automotive team. In this role she focuses on user experience for the platform as well as tools to support OEMs and application developers. Prior to joining Google, she worked at Apple as an Associate Creative Director helping to redefine the shopping experience for digital and physical spaces. She attended graduate school at the University of Colorado where she received her degree in Human-Centered Design.

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Roberto Perez

Android Automotive Tech Lead

      As tech lead for the developer story team in Android Automotive, Roberto works on expanding Android libraries, tooling, and documentation to support application development on this new form-factor. Prior to Google, Roberto worked as a staff software engineer at Medallia Inc., where he led the development of their flagship mobile application. Roberto earned his bachelor's degree in Systems Analysis at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional at Rosario, Argentina.



5:30 - 6:00 Check-in

6:00 - 6:40 Presentation  

6:40 - 7:10 Q&A

7:10 - 7:20 Wrap up

Address:  Stanford  Graduate School of Business, Room M104

655 Knight Way, Stanford, CA, 94305

Stanford GSB Campus map

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