The Android operating system provides a great collection of UI components, an important building block for all physical applications. All of them are specific for phone or tablet interaction and this is an outstanding improvement because users already know how to use them. However, Android isn't just a collection of UI components because it allows many APIs to achieve recurring tasks. In our case, we want a physical application that is capable of interacting with a web service to open and reproduce an audio stream.
Without the i.MX6 processor and the Android operating system, this task will never be easy to implement, but in our case, UDOO board provides all that we need.