Meet the Android for the Internet of Things. On Thursday at Google’s I/O developer conference, SVP Sundar Pichai announced Brillo, a new operating system for connected devices created by Android and Nest Labs.
Pichai noted the litany of devices soon to be plugged into the Internet — parking meters, airport kiosks, farm equipment. Google wants to make sure it is the backbone of this future. It is also introducing Weave, a software tool for the devices to communicate with one another. “For the first time,” Pichai said, “we are bringing a comprehensive end-to-end solution. And we hope we can connect devices in a seamless way.” Pichai didn’t, however, name any of the devices in Nest’s portfolio. Brillo will land by the third quarter of the year and Weave will come in the next.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.