IoT: Google unveils 'Android Things'

REUTERS | May 8, 2018

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Google has launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, following mixed results with Android offshoots for cars, smartwatches and televisions. 'Android Things', which arrives as Google opens its annual conference for developers, could bring its Google Assistant virtual helper to refrigerators and robots and familiar designs to cash registers and vending machines. "The goal is to enable them to be built faster, cheaper and more secure," said Venkat Rapaka, a product management director at Google. Android derivatives aim to provide users with a consistent interface across devices, while Google and its business partners benefit from a standard way to distribute their applications.

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