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.
Snapdragon users can rejoice, for Chromium for Snapdragon now has a build guide and APKs for your sideloading pleasure!
OTA updates work very differently on MediaTek devices. If your device uses the ‘Wireless updates’ feature, the updating process is very different from how Google does it.