The AllSeen Alliance has launched as the 11th Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. The AllSeen Alliance represents an open source consortium dedicated to democratizing and expanding the Internet of Everything. At the heart of the technology lies a a series of APIs that allows hardware devices to communicate with each other regardless of operating system, manufacturer, or other technology mote.
Google this week released the first preview of its Android Things Console, the tool it hopes developers will use to create and manage internet-of-things devices and services. Google has lots of guidance concerning how it expects things will best proceed. Here's what you need to know.