Android is seemingly everywhere and medical devices are no exception. While Android creates less buzz than the iPhone OS and medical apps on the iPhone, Android is poised to play a bigger role in medical devices. For now, though, it's often difficult for localization engineers to find useful information on how to prepare, localize, and maintain multilingual Android code.
Linux Magazine has a good localization case study using the popular program "Hello World". The article contains a step-by-step overview and a sample Eclipse project.
Recommended reading for any device engineer!
[Thanks to Ilya Butenko's Localization blog for the tip]
Looking for more info on the multilingual mobile world? Here you go:
- Science journal Nature jumps on iPhone bandwagon
- When cell phones become medical devices
- Translation moves to smartphones
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