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Maybe offical google support for Android.

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Wed May 18, 2016 9:00 am

That's interesting! I've not heard anything.
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Wed May 18, 2016 9:10 am

jamesh wrote:That's interesting! I've not heard anything.
It's a surprise even to us at the android-rpi group. Considering that the kernel directory is under "bsp", this might as well be for brillo.
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 9:20 am

This is for Brillo. It would be nice to know if it had RPI Foundation support: Google don`t always open source all their device trees.

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Wed May 18, 2016 9:27 am

edge0f17 wrote:This is for Brillo. It would be nice to know if it had RPI Foundation support: Google don`t always open source all their device trees.
Probably. Although RPF has always kept its distance from Android (in this case brillo)and considering most of the work is being done by google, I don't see any reason not to provide support.
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:00 am

edge0f17 wrote:This is for Brillo. It would be nice to know if it had RPI Foundation support: Google don`t always open source all their device trees.
ooh...
I've just put my speculation hat on ....

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:08 am

Isn't this the very definition of vapourware?

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:12 am

edge0f17 wrote:This is for Brillo. It would be nice to know if it had RPI Foundation support: Google don`t always open source all their device trees.
It took me a few minutes (and some googling) to realize this was serious, and not a joke about trying to install an OS on a Brillo pad :-O

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:13 am

joan wrote:Isn't this the very definition of vapourware?
I thought so. Isn't Android just Linux with cruft?

Just my opinion, but it feels to be not a really worthwhile diversion of energy.

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:16 am

joan,
Isn't this the very definition of vapourware?
Well it is an empty repository.

There is also this one line change here:

https://android.googlesource.com/mirror ... 06a7c0c229

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:22 am

Ah, found it. Brillo is Google's attempt at a grab of the IoT space against Apple's HomeKit and ARMs mbed and others.

It's all spyware. For example:
The data can be viewed and analyzed in the console to understand the usage patterns of consumers.
They want to own us.
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:31 am

Heater wrote:Ah, found it. Brillo is Google's attempt at a grab of the IoT space against Apple's HomeKit and ARMs mbed and others.

It's all spyware. For example:
The data can be viewed and analyzed in the console to understand the usage patterns of consumers.
They want to own us.

https://developers.google.com/brillo

I would prefer a Brillo Pad. !!!
Retired disgracefully.....

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 10:46 am

Yeah, I found that page.

I agree. Brillo pads are wonderful things.
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 12:22 pm

RaTTuS wrote:
edge0f17 wrote:This is for Brillo. It would be nice to know if it had RPI Foundation support: Google don`t always open source all their device trees.
ooh...
I've just put my speculation hat on ....

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I'll take off that hat, Rpi0 would be the least preferred candidate. Apart from being run on an obsolete armv6, it also lack inbuilt wifi, Bluetooth and Ethernet making it not really "Internet" of things.
And you know how difficult it is to provide support for wifi/Bluetooth/Ethernet dongles.
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 3:56 pm

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Heater wrote:It's all spyware. For example:
The data can be viewed and analyzed in the console to understand the usage patterns of consumers.
They want to own us.
https://developers.google.com/brillo
I would prefer a Brillo Pad. !!!
Yet they claim:
# ibidem
Secure by default
Brillo's built-in security features limit exposure to attacks, the update service allows you to recover compromised devices quickly, and all data can be easily secured by hardware and software-backed encryption.
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What good is security if it's not secure from all those you want to not see whatever it is you are trying to secure?

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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Wed May 18, 2016 6:27 pm

scheduled raspi robot demo google io
https://events.google.com/io2016/schedu ... 155d5066d7
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Re: Maybe offical google support for Android.

Thu May 19, 2016 7:34 am

ric96 wrote:scheduled raspi robot demo google io
https://events.google.com/io2016/schedu ... 155d5066d7
Why do you think the Pi will be using Android? If not, this has been done hundreds of times before and is not news.

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