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Open Devices

For some of the Xperia™ devices, we provide Android™ Open Source Project (AOSP) device configurations on GitHub. This means that the software will be open for you as a developer to use and contribute to. This is a way for us to support the open Android community, and it is also a tool for us to facilitate and verify contributions to AOSP.

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February 1, 2018

Sony’s Open Devices program now supports Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra

The Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra has now been added to Sony’s Open Devices program. This means you can now build and flash your own version of Android O on these two new devices. Get started using our build guide for instructions on how to build AOSP for your Android O device. Please note that this
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January 26, 2018

Sony's Open Devices finding use in secure communication

Thanks to the openness enabled by Sony’s Open Devices program, Orange Business Services have been chosen to equip the French National Gendarmerie and National Police with Xperia smartphones and tablets. The project is led by Orange Business Services and the devices are certified by ANSSI (National Agency for Security Information Systems). Based on Sony’s open
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November 10, 2017

Updated: Runtime Resource Overlay in DroidCon London 2017

With DroidCon London 2017 behind us, the video of the talk is now available at skills matter. Note that sign-in is required, but it’s free and non-committing. If you’re interested in hearing more about this subject, see the talk and slides from Øredev. ——— DroidCon, one of the world’s largest annual Android conferences, will traditionally take place in London’s Business
October 9, 2017

Folding@Home releases Android client to Open Source

The Folding@Home project, brainchild of Pande Lab and Stanford University, has a long-time partnership with Sony since the launch of its PS3 client back in 2007. Today we are proud to announce that the Folding@Home Android client along with its web server component have been released to Open Source here, in GitHub's repo.