Tech Break

Dec 19th 2016

Tech Break 3464

Google and Microsoft Expand Their IoT

You'll soon be yelling commands at everything.
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk about Android Things and Cortana integration with your smart home gadgets. Google is formalizing its efforts with the Internet of Things by rebranding its seemingly stalled Brillo IoT platform as Android Things. Developers can get going with the SDK preview along with supported developer kits that include the Raspberry Pi 3, the Intel Edison, and the NXP Pico. Weave, Google’s IoT platform, is expected to release in a later developer preview. And Mary Jo Foley says Microsoft is bringing Cortana to all the devices in your home with the 2017 Creators Update. Talk to your smart fridge, your internet connect lights, your wired toothbrush, basically you'll soon be yelling commands at everything.

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