NVIDIA Introduces AndroidWorks for All Android Devices, Development Made Easy?
NVIDIA, the graphics giant in the android community that has been a riding force since the past few years is introducing AndroidWorks, a new tool for game development on android devices.
NVIDIA has been the providing Tango with high performance processing technology, the company also has its own gaming tablet called the SHIELD tablet and it even has its footsteps in the Android TV line with its SHIELD TV console.
The company announced in a blogpost that AndroidWorks will not only be limited to Tegra-based devices, in fact it will work on all devices.
“With AndroidWorks, the best native Android application development tools are available to all Android developers across a range of devices. Not Just for Tegra Devices. We based AndroidWorks on our Tegra Android Developer Pack. But it’s not just for Tegra-powered devices. It’s a professional-grade tool designed to provide the best development platform for all Android devices.”
With this new technological advancement announced, NVIDIA has a lot riding on Android Gaming’s success. The company is best known for its consumer space and GPUs, they have invested largely in software and better development of applications suitable for their hardware.
“AndroidWorks reduces the complex process of configuring an Android development system down to a single click. It also integrates with Microsoft Visual Studio through Nsight Tegra, Visual Studio edition. So game developers can work in their favorite environment.”
According to the post, the company aims on expand their tools and make it available on an array of devices. It plans on diminishing the only ‘Android SDK’ compatibility constraint.