Hands-on With Google's Android Open Accessory Development Kit

Google has been hatching a new project that connects household accessories such as lightbulbs to the Android platform, which makes it easier for homeowners to keep tabs on their energy consumption and control their home from afar. Google has picked Arduino for its Open Accessories "kit", which will help developers start building new hardware accessories that can work on Android-powered devices. Make offers an opinion on why this is a smart move and how it can change connected devices. Make also got hands on with the new kit, and you can check out impressions of it.

Tags: Electronics | Energy Efficiency | Gadgets | Google

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