Google launches IoT Showcase for Android Things

Android Things is currently in developer preview – DP5 to be precise. And Google is obviously keen to see what developers can build with the latest release.

Android Things platform hardware

Dave Smith, Google’s Developer Advocate for IoT, writes:

We are announcing a contest with Hackster and NXP for developers to showcase their use of Android Things with other Google developer platforms. Project ideas should be added to Google’s Hackster.io Community by including Android Things as a software component, then registered through the contest page.

Initial project ideas need to be submitted quickly, by 29 September 29, and will eligible to receive one of 120 NXP-based Pico Pi i.MX6UL Kits to use in the final design.

They are looking for concepts in the following categories:

  • Smart Home
  • Robotics
  • Smart City
  • Industrial IoT / Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Entertainment

Check out more details.

See also: Raspberry Pi leads changes in Goggle’s latest IoT Android Things


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