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In IoT, Is it necessary to involve single-boards such as Raspberry Pi as the only communication devices?

The device itself isn't really particularly important here. While the boundaries between 'IoT' and just a normal network connection are a bit fuzzy around the edges, the general consensus is that the ...
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Command not found while trying to flash Android Things

The error implies that the file you are trying to run (/Users/jampez77/Downloads/android-things-setup-utility/android-things-setup-utility-macos) is just not where you've said it is. Rather than ...
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In IoT, Is it necessary to involve single-boards such as Raspberry Pi as the only communication devices?

Short answer is NO, IoT is really a concept about "things" communicating (usually over the internet) with other "things", by this definition a phone can just as easily be a thing as a raspberry PI, ...
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Android Things: GPIO button/switch handler only responds once

Sorry for the late reply. It turns out the problem was configuration related. I was using a 10k ohm resistor and I should have been using a 330 ohm one. The issue, in my opinion, stemmed from some ...
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Can I use Android Things to detect a doorbell press via an RF Transmitter/Receiver pair?

Given that Linux devices do process scheduling, the application in Android Things is not going to be able to reliably check the signal coming from a 433 MHz radio directly. It just isn't able to check ...
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Are Android Things updates going to be delivered automatically?

The standard model for android updates is now a rolling beta program which individual devices can be enroled in. This would provide a developer with a simple means to perform testing in advance of a ...
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Are Android Things updates going to be delivered automatically?

Is it true that Google will be pushing updates to IoT devices using Android Things without the device developers verifying that it works? Yes, for Android Things devices Google plans to push upgrades ...
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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? No, Single Board Computers aren't necessary. Single Board Computers provide a very effective way to build a proof of concept, ...
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