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Duration

1 weeks

Price

Free

Level

Advanced

Affiliation

Google

Instructor

James Williams

Joshua Gordon

Timothy Jordan

Wayne Piekarski

Go where your users are: the living room! This course shows you how to extend your existing Android app to also work on Android TV, and/or with Google Cast.

Expected learning & outcomes

By adding Google Cast functionality to your app, you can increase engagements and monetization. For example, Comedy Central found that Chromecast users watch 50 percent more videos and make 1.5 more visits to their app, than their average users. Likewise, Haystack TV found that Android TV users watched 80 minutes of video per week, vs. just 40 for mobile-only users. The best part for developers is that both Google Cast and Android TV come with extensive libraries that do most of the heavy lifting for you.

Skills you will learn

Android, Comedy, Development, Google+, Video

About this course

This course is deprecated.

Go where your users are: the living room! With Google Cast and Android TV, you can add a big screen and cinematic experience to your app. This course shows you how to extend your existing Android app to work on Android TV and Google Cast. You can take advantage of both technologies without having to rewrite your app.

This course is part of the Ubiquitous Computing series. Designed as standalone short courses, you can take any course on its own, or take them all!

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