Google just updated Fast Pair, the technology it developed to improve and facilitate the pairing between Bluetooth wireless accessories with Android devices, now allowing you to also share the connection.
Fast Pair is updated and Google introduces improvements in its pairing system
Since the USB-C standard began to move to the ports jack for 3.5mm headphones in all smartphonesManufacturers began to To offer its users other types of alternatives, such as wireless headphones with Bluetooth technology.
Google, for example, offers the Pixel Buds: its proposal for smart wireless headphones made by Google what support Assistant and that are one of the star accessories of the Pixel 3, the new flagship of those of Mountain View.
The truth is that this change of technology has made the manufacturer increase its efforts to facilitate the task of matching this type of headset with the mobile phones of the users through a Bluetooth connection.
That is why a couple of years ago, a new technology, Fast Pair, was introduced in partnership, which allows connecting Bluetooth headsets with Android devices in a simple, fast and secure way. Now, through a publication on his official blog, he announced improvements in the system.
Fast Pair will be compatible with Chromebooks next year
With Fast Pair, Google comes to solve the lives of users: just by bringing a pair of headphones with this technology to an Android device, the system Immediately issue a pairing notice and connect both devices at the moment.
In this way, the gap that separates those who still resist when adopting this type of technology is reduced. Fast Pair uses BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) to detect devices.
Specifically, improvements announced by Mountain View guys are related to that-now-users that access and match their devices with their Google accounts may also Share the connection with other compatible devices with Android 6.0 or higher and that have the most recent version of Google Play Service.
In addition, the manufacturer also announced that the technology It will be compatible with Chromebooks after 2019, so those who count on them will be benefited with this measure. Similarly, the manufacturer said he is working with other actors in the industry to take Fast Pair to new compatible devices.
Finally, as Android Authority highlights, also those of Mountain View are working side-by-side along with Airoha, BES and Qualcomm for add native support to its software development kits (SDK) and, in that way, to extend the standard.
Surely, it will be time to match our Bluetooth headsets with ours smartphones It is something as simple as connecting them to a port jack of 3.5 millimeters.
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