Project Ara is the codename for anew initiative by Google that aims to develop an open hardware platform for designing, developing and creating highly modular smartphones. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.
Developers excited about using and developing Google’s new modular smartphone system Project Ara. Will be pleased to know that Google has this week started accepting applications from developers for Project Ara boards.
So if you think you have a great idea that will suit the Project Ara modular system. You can now make an application to be one of the first to get your hands on a Project Ara development board. But be aware that Google is prioritising application requests based on technical experience and the strength of your module Project Ara concept. Google explains a little more about the application process :
“Developer Hardware Request : Thank you for your interest in Project Ara. You may use this form to apply for development boards, which are designed to facilitate development of Ara modules as defined in the MDK.
Your use of these boards are subject to terms in the hardware evaluation agreement located at projectara.com/dev-boards. You must agree to these terms before we can ship you the dev boards.
We cannot ship dev boards to the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria.
You should limit your application to 1 per organization, preferably a designated technical lead who has experience with embedded boards.”
For more information on the new Project Ara development boards jump over to the official Google website for details and to make an application to be considered for inclusion in the new Project Ara development program.
Source: Android Authority