Google has posted a free Android Things — a new IOT platform that enables Network-connected smart devices to communicate with each other via the software interface of the Android API. The new OS combines the best of Brillo — previous OS Goole for “smart” electronics, and such tools are Android Studio, Android SDK, Google Play services and Google Cloud.
in Addition, the search engine is busy with the integration into the Things Android other developments, including “helper” with the beginnings of artificial intelligence Google Assistant and Weave — cross-platform language based on JSON. The latter, for example, will allow devices to “understand” each other, speaking the same language. The Weave Protocol, for example, has used smart lights Philips Hue and Samsung SmartThings.
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With the advent of Android Things the new platform will support, in particular, Belkin WeMo, LiFX, Honeywell, Wink, TP-Link, First Alert, said Google. For compatibility platform Nest Weave will also be combined in the Weave.
Earlier this week about his intention to “settle” voice assistant Cortana in the “smart” house said Microsoft. Support assistants will be attached to the IoT Core is a special version of “ten” for small, embedded devices with Intel chips and ARM. New features the OS will allow Microsoft partners to produce, for example, “smart” column on Windows, like Home Google or Amazon Echo.
Source: The Next Web