Get the best Android development tools for NVIDIA SHIELD: the ultimate Android gaming platform.

The NVIDIA® SHIELD™ family of devices are made to game. They are built on Android OS - the most popular mobile OS in the world - and designed for gamers who yearn to play when, where and how they want. Powered by the advanced NVIDIA Tegra® mobile processor, console quality game controllers and stunning 4K & HD video and high fidelity audio, NVIDIA SHIELD redefines what gaming can be.

 

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Learn best practices for developing on SHIELD and Android TV including preparing games and apps for game controllers, design considerations and Android TV store requirements.

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Read an in-depth analysis of the latest Khronos OpenGL ES texture compression format, ASTC. With full hardware acceleration on NVIDIA SHIELD and the NVIDIA Tegra K1, X1 and future processors, ASTC provides developers with a way to use higher quality and more detailed textures, in smaller file and memory footprints.

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Get open source links, device recovery images and USB & adb drivers for the family of SHIELD devices.

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Get the latest GameWorks resources plus tools and downloads for NVIDIA SHIELD.

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Get developer information on the advanced stylus capabilities of the SHIELD tablet and Tegra NOTE 7.

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Watch sessions detailing how to best use NVIDIA's developer tools to debug and optimize games and real-time graphics applications for Windows, Linux and Android.

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