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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 […]

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Google launches Android based Brillo OS for Internet of Things

Brillo is Google’s new operating system for low-power, Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It’s based on Android, which should make it relatively easy for┬ádevelopers familiar with Android to work with Brillo. But it’s a stripped down version of Android designed for low-power, inexpensive devices with as little as 32MB of RAM and 128MB of storage. […]

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Google unveils Brillo, an operating system for Internet of Things

As expected, Google is developing an operating system for the Internet of Things. It’s called Brillo, and it’s based on Google Android, but Brillo is designed for simple devices like connected light bulbs, refrigerators, thermostats, and ovens. Brillo will be available as a developer preview in the third quarter of 2015, and Google plans to […]

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Google to launch “Brillo” OS for Internet of Things (maybe)

Google has an operating system for smartphones, tablets, wearables, and TVs. It also has one for laptops and desktops. Soon Google may also have an operating system for refrigerators, light bulbs, locks, and other smart devices that make up the “Internet of Things.” The company may launch its new IoT operating system at the Google […]