Google's updated developer preview of Android Things adopts the latest version of Android Oreo, the latest version of Google Play Services, and adds new APIs for managing Bluetooth performance. Google also took pains to address developer feedback in version 7 of this preview.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Mapping and Location APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.