Originally revealed at Google I/O 2015 earlier today, Google Play Services 7.5 adds a handful of new capabilities for developers to take advantage of. In an effort to further break down what’s new in Play Services 7.5, Google has published a blog post detailing all of the new features. First off, Play Services 7.5 adds Smart Lock for Passwords. This feature builds on the Chrome Password Manager and adds a new API and UI for Android users that saves credentials for later use on other Android devices and browsers.
Play Services 7.5 also adds the ability to invite other users to install a certain app. Developers will be able to incorporate the ability to allow users to send a link to their app to friends. Google says that App Invites will allow for developers to further the reach of their apps. Google Cast has also received new features in Play Services 7.5, including the ability to use remote display on any Android, iOS, or Chrome app, better media support, and better game support.
Other changes with Play Services 7.5 include Google Fit enhancements, the addition of a Maps API for Android Wear, Game Manager APIs for Google Cast, autoplay and queuing APIs, and more. Specific details and the download of the SDK are available on the official Google developers blog.
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