There are many ways to control and get sensor data through GPIO through the network. Some require you to setup a web server and some require you to pass your data out of your network. In this post, we will be using none of those, instead we will be using UDP broadcasting.
Android Things is a relatively new IoT platform and developers can develop on it just like your typical Android app (Some limitations apply). Since I had some experience writing Android apps, let’s dive in and have a stab at it.
Android Things is Google’s foray into the Internet of Things(IoT) world based on Android Frameworks. As of now, Google support 3 hardware platforms.
It has been a long time since someone posted here, so I might as well start off with something.
Remix OS by a Chinese company,Jide, has been making the news recently and they have came a long way from their kickstarter to today’s official release of Remix OS. Let’s take a quick look at what Jide has to offer in their take on Android on the Desktop front.
The No. 1 Sun S2(not to be confused with the Samsung Gear S2) is a cheap Smartwatch that resembles the Moto 360 type display, however, nobody has ever heard of it in this market satuarated with pebble watches, Android Wear and Apple watches.The Sun S2 runs on MediaTek propietary operating system and it does not support any Android apps or Android Wear apps. This tiny watch is powered by a MT6260 SoC. No.1 ‘s website was sparse with the specifications and we don’t have any more information on hand to talk about the specs except the obvious ones.