Google releases Android 11


• Users can now grant one-time access to mic, camera, location, etc. making the apps to ask for approval again when it seeks such data

• Reseting of app permissions that haven’t been used in a while, preventing background data access

• Secure sharing of large datasets within apps; will help in edge ML applications (that process data on device, not on server)

• Release of a few 5G APIs

• APIs to use more than one camera at a time : Usage in AR apps

• Control of IoT connections via quick access menu screen (via Google home and third party access)

Source: Google

By Tanay Anand

Media & Data Science research lab @ Adobe