Android Native Development (Android NDK)
The Android NDK (Native Development Kit) is an add-on toolto the Android SDK which allows developers to create applications which utilizeheavily the CPU and graphical capabilities of the device. Since Android applications run entirely within Android’s virtual machine, Davlik,applications are not normally given access to natively to the platform. Usingthe NDK, however, developers can get direct access to the underlying platform.
For more information on using the NDK, please see our techtip here.