The Android 2.2 release also brings enhanced support for native development on ARM via the new NDK 3.0 which includes native code debug and support for ARMv7 architecture VFP operations and the NEON™ SIMD architecture, enabling data processing parallelization to accelerate various functions like multi-media playback and graphics rendering. The ARM architecture-based NDK allows developers to produce performance intensive applications, such as 3D gaming and VoIP clients, some of which were demonstrated on ARM Powered Android phones at Google I/O.
When: All of these improvements for the ARM architecture, will be available immediately from the Android open source project at the time of the Android 2.2 release.
Where: The latest open source release can be downloaded directly from Google at http://source.android.com/
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