Watch Google’s Venture Ara Builders Convention Stay Proper Right here

Enthusiastic about modular smartphones? So is Google, which is internet hosting its second Venture Ara Developer Convention right now in California. The Ara venture is designed to offer a shopper-prepared platform for modular smartphone tech, letting customers purchase and swap out particular person elements like cameras, processors and sensors in configurations of their selecting. Keep in mind, as you watch this, that Challenge Ara was pegged for a launch date of January 2015, with a launch price ticket of $50 for a base unit, which is designed to primarily simply pave the best way for modular elements from third-celebration devs and producers.

Ara’s projected improvement timeline might have modified in that point, as again throughout its first developer convention Ara lead Paul Eremenko laid out a timeline for the approaching yr that included two different developer occasions in July and September, however that is clearly the second such convention for the ATAP-housed undertaking.

We’ll undoubtedly discover out extra on the occasion as we speak, which kicks off at eight AM PT, eleven AM ET.