Questions tagged [android-things]

For questions about the Android Things platform (formerly Project Brillo), including hardware and SDK questions.

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Android things create Wi-Fi access point to configure device

I need to send Wi-Fi credentials to my Android Things headless device via a mobile app. As it is right now, the device advertises on Bluetooth, the mobile app connects to device and sends Wi-Fi ...
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Using smartphone as a Zigbee end node

I am looking for a "presence" solution with in a 3-5 meter radius. It can be a always connected device or a beacon type (just transmitting signals periodically. It is does not need to be ...
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Open, Write and read RS232 port Android Studio

I have to do a project with an industrial android screen that consists among other things to open, write and read a serial port. I clarify that my device has rs232 ports (I think that the classic ...
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Command not found while trying to flash Android Things

I'm having trouble installing Android Things on an SD card. The card itself seems fine, it's recognised by my Macbook Pro. I'm using the same command i used for the last pi I set up. Below is the ...
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Can I use Android Things to detect a doorbell press via an RF Transmitter/Receiver pair?

I've bought a pair of 433MHz RF Tx Rx modules. I've been struggling to find any information on getting them working on Android Things (Raspberry Pi). My goal is to set up AT to detect the RF ...
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Are Android Things updates going to be delivered automatically?

I recently found out about Android Things, Google's platform for developing an IoT device on top of the Android system. An InfoQ article suggests that the updates Google provide to Android Things ...
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In IoT, Is it necessary to involve single-boards such as Raspberry Pi as the only communication devices?

Are single boards always necessary when implementing an IoT connection? Can they be substituted by normal smartphones in, let's say, a business setting so as to communicate to POS/Internet-enabled ...
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Android Things: GPIO button/switch handler only responds once

I am working through the tutorial for the Android Things SDK and I have the following set up: I hooked up the hardware via the Android Things SDK and have a working handler for the button/switch ...
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Power Consumption Benchmarks of Different Android Things SoMs?

I'd be grateful if anyone could publish some results of some (even one is good) Android Things compatible SoMs (System On Modules, see here) power consumption benchmark (data for idle, and under load, ...
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Mobile network on Android Things SoM?

I want to build an Android Things device that can report its location via mobile network (4G LTE, LTE-M if possible, 3G & 2G). How can I plug such a mobile modem and connect it properly down to ...