ANT Radio Service APK Download free for Android
November 25, 2021Communication
November 25, 2021Communication
ANT is a wireless protocol, similar to Bluetooth®, which is mostly used for sports and fitness wireless connectivity. Pre-installed by the phone manufacturer, this service allows you to connect your ANT+ device to the app on your phone. ANT Wireless is a division of Garmin Canada Inc.
ANT-enabled applications can take advantage of this service to connect: • Heart Rate: Receive heart rate data directly from heart rate straps or wearables manufactured by many popular manufacturers • Fitness Equipment: Connect ANT+-enabled fitness equipment and bicycle trainers to popular training and exercise apps • Bike Speed and Rhythm: Capture bicycle speed, distance and/or cadence data • Bike Power: Capture data from ANT+ cycling power meters such as the Garmin Vector • Step-Based Speed and Distance Monitor: Capture speed and distance data from running footpods For a complete list of compatible ANT+ apps and devices, visit https://www.thisisant.com/directory/ FAQs: How did this app get into my phone and is it spyware? This service is standard software, supplied by your phone manufacturer. It's not illegally downloaded, and it's not spyware. It will not cause system malfunctions or pop-up ads to appear. It is not bloatware and usually uses up to 20 MB of space. For example, on a 16GB phone, this service takes up 0.0013% of space. We don't pay phone manufacturers to have this service pre-installed. How to remove this service? Since this service is standard software, you cannot remove it from your phone. Instead, you can disable this service by following the manufacturer's instructions. Typical process is: settings > apps > app manager > appropriate apps > force stop > disable Disabling this service will not affect your phone's software. If, in the future, you need the ability to connect to services and devices via ANT+, simply re-enable the service. NOTE: Since this is a factory installed service, it may activate/re-download if you reset and/or update your phone. Do not panic! Just follow the instructions to disable it again. Is this service tracking me without my knowledge? No. The ANT Radio Service and ANT+ Plugins Service applications provide wireless connectivity services, similar to Bluetooth or WiFi, but at very low power. This service does not collect any personal data.
Is it difficult to develop an app with ANT+ capabilities and is there a fee?
Using the ANT+ plugins in your app to communicate with ANT+ devices is quick, easy, free and uses a simple API. Visit the ANT Android Developer page (http://www.thisisant.com/developer/ant/ant-in-android) for more information and to download the SDK.
How do I know if I own any ANT enabled products?
Visit https://www.thisisant.com/directory to search for ANT/ANT+ enabled products, devices and/or services.
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