Google Developing Light Weight OS 'Brillo' For Internet Of Things [Report]

    To help all manner of smart devices communicate better with each other, Google is reportedly developing "Brillo," an operating system for the Internet of Things.

    Google Developing Light Weight OS 'Brillo' For Internet Of Things

    According to a report by The Information, there has been an increase in the number of smart-household technology, this move by Google could prove beneficial.

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    The report pointed out that this technology from Google could make it easier for the companies to manufacture smart home appliances such as smart fridges, light bulbs and more.

    The lightweight version of Google's mobile operating system, Android, Brillo will be targeted towards low-power devices with 32 or 64MB of RAM, according to the report.

    Google Developing Light Weight OS 'Brillo' For Internet Of Things

    Many device manufacturers have been making big bets on the Internet of Things, the concept of using sensors and other technologies to hook just about anything you can think of into the Internet.

    Brillo would be an important push for Google, too: while companies might compete over price, design and the hardware inside their smart appliances, the underlying operating system would remain static -- and powered, in this case, by Google.

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    Google is expected to launch the code for the new operating system next week at Google I/O, the company's conference for software developers.


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