Google Just Launched A New Operating System – Android Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is constantly expanding and the search giant Google does not want to be left behind in this race. Thus, now according to the latest reports, the search giant Google just launched a new operating system based on Android.

Google Just Launched A New Operating System – Android Things

Tech giant Google is constantly striving to bring new innovation to help solve problems in the society. The Internet of Things (IoT) market is constantly expanding as we may know and the tech giant does not want to be left behind in this race.

At the Google, I/O annual developer conference, the tech giant Google finally presented the final version of its new operating system, Android Things 1.0 for IoT.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is something that is increasingly in vogue and will soon enter the life and home of people. This Android-based OS final version was introduced yesterday, the OS had been in preview since back in 2016 and nearly 18 months later the company has finally announced a stable build. All the technology is being prepared and you can start making your day to day very easy.

Android Things – Google’s new operating system for IoT

Android Things is an Android-based operating system that will facilitate the creation of IoT devices, as well as integration with Google Assistant and Google Cast. Android Things was introduced with a specific aim of fixing the security issue that connected devices usually create. It is designed for making developers’ task easier while working on smart display, kiosks and digital signboards.

Basically, its aim is to give hardware manufacturers a managed OS and certified hardware that allows them to focus on building their product without worrying about the system and its maintenance. And also to transcend the problems Android users have experienced on their smartphones by taking device makers out of the update loop.

The OS is optimized for low power consumption, with support for the NXP i.MX8M, Qualcomm SDA212, Qualcomm SDA624 and MediaTek MT8516 NXP modules, and will provide guaranteed support for three years while support for the NXP i.MX6UL devices will not continue.

The tech giant Google has ensured that security and stability updates will be provided for three years to ensure a better security on the devices.

The search giant is already working with several partners on Android Things support such as LG, Lenovo and JBL to text the capabilities of Google Cast, Google Assitant on smart speakers and smart displays.

Adewale Mudasiru
Adewale Mudasiru
Adewale Mudasiru is the founder and CEO of networked point.

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