Just what IoT needs: A new OS and communications layer, this time from Google
May 28, 2015
Google announced a new IoT OS, Brillo, and a new IoT communications layer, Weave, during Google I/O
The rumors were right. This morning Google announced it will introduce a stripped down version of Android designed to run Internet of Things devices. It also said it will offer a communications layer so devices can communicate with each other, the Internet and phones.
The platforms join several other efforts, many of which have a host of major companies backing them and are aimed at creating standards or de facto standards around various technologies required to enable the IoT.