Android is an operating system for smartphones, Internet tablets, e-books, digital players, watches, game consoles, netbooks, smartbooks, Google glasses, TVs and other devices. In the future, it is planned to support cars and household robots. Based on the Linux kernel and Google’s own Java Virtual Machine implementation. Originally developed by Android, Inc., which Google then bought. Subsequently, Google initiated the creation of the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), which is now engaged in supporting and further developing the platform. Android allows you to create Java applications that control the device through Google-developed libraries. The Android Native Development Kit allows you to port libraries and application components written in C and other languages.