Your Android Phone will soon become Smarter thanks to Deep Learning

Android devices will become smarter thanks to partnership between Google and chip maker Movidius.

Through the new collaboration, Google will use Movidius’ flagship MA2450 chip to bring deep learning to Android handsets according to ComputerWorld.

Such capabilities could be particularly valuable for vision-impaired users, for example.

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Android Basics – What is an Activity in Android

In the last video you saw the Android Manifest File.

Let’s look at the MainActivity class. The MainActivity class is called when you Launch the App.

This Class is an Activity. Now you might be wondering what is an Activity. An Activity is used to peform certain basic setup tasks when the App Launches. Like specify the Layout
which the App will use. All activities should extend Activity class and implement the onCreate method which gets called when the activity object gets created.

I hope this gives you an idea about the MainActivity Class. We will look at the activity life cycle a little later. In the next video you will see the Layout file. Until next time, bye.