Android Things Being Refocused
An announcement on the Android Developers blog sounds the death knell for Android Things in most of the areas considered mainstream IoT.
IoT Home Inspector Challenge
Smart home technology is intended to make our homes more more convenient to control and better protected. An unwanted side-effect is that the devices used introduce an easy way for hackers to take over. Recognizing this danger, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched the IoT Home Inspector Challenge.
VMware Launches Liota An Open Source IoT SDK
Little IoT Agent (liota) is an open source offering for IoT solution developers and resides primarily on IoT gateways. Liota has been generalized to allow, via modules, interaction with any data-center component, over any transport, and for any IoT gateway.
Android Things - Google's IoT
Google has announced a public developer preview of Android Things, a rebranding of Project Brillo, its Android-based operating system for the Internet of Things, which until now has been restricted to invitation-only access.
New fritzing release 0.9.3b!
There's a new version of electronic design program fritzing 0.9.3b. The fritzing parts library is now stored online at github and is automatically checked for updates on every launch. This means you will now get new parts (or fixes) in the moment when they are created. No need to wait for the next Fritzing release to get new parts anymore!