Google’s Android Things is now aimed at OEM partners building Smart Speakers and Displays

When Google launched the Android Things platform a few years ago, the idea was to offer an Android-based operating system for Internet of Things gadgets as well as a platform that anyone could use to build IoT projects using Google’s SDK and popular devices like a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. Now Google says it’s […]

Google Home Hub uses different software than other Google Assistant smart displays

When JBL and Lenovo launched smart displays powered by Google Assistant this summer, the companies tapped into a platform Google announced at the start of the year. But when Google launched its own smart display this week, the company didn’t follow suit. The Google Home Hub is a $149 smart display with a 7 inch […]

Google launches Android Things OS for Internet of Things (Project Brillo grows up)

A little over a year after introducing a new Android-based operating system for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, Google is giving the OS a new name and giving developers new tools to create things like smart light bulbs, plugs, thermostats, and more. Goodbye Brillo. Hello Android Things. The name change makes sense, given that Android […]