Ouya now running Jelly Bean, offers developer guidelines

The people behind Ouya, the Kickstarter-funded open console that runs Android have finally updated their website with new information. According to them developers can get started with working on their projects for the Ouya right now. All they have to do is pick up a Tegra 3-based Android device(which is what Ouya uses) and get to work. There are some things to keep in mind though, such as the fact Ouya controllers will have ave a single-input touch pad or the fact that it won’t support push notifications at launch.

New information on the console’s inners was also released, including the fact it’s now running the Jelly Bean Android platform as opposed to the older Ice Cream Sandwich. The console is now beyond its design phase and moving towards production, with the circuit boards already fused together.  The deadline for production of the development kits is December, and the controller and console are currently moving through their testing phases.

Ouya CEO Julia Uhrman commented on the positive response from developers, saying “I’ve done a lot of globetrotting lately to talk to developers. Since our last update, I bounced from IndieCade in Southern California, to GDC Online in Austin, Texas, then over to London (via video chat) for DroidconUK! I’ve met a ton of talented developers who are just as excited about OUYA as you and I. In fact, some of you have recognized me (and, at times, my twin sister) on the street!” She also noted that the company is still hiring Ruby on Rails developers, in case anyone’s interested.

You can read more on the subject here and here.

Article from Gamersyndrome.com

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