Android Things adds i.MX7Dual and Google Voice Assistant support

Recently, as part of Google’s next Developer Preview release of Android Things, a new Board Support Package will be added for the Pico board powered by the NXP i.MX 7Dual applications processor.

Additionally, this latest release will include support for the Google Assistant SDK enabling developers to embed the Google Assistant voice services within their devices based on the i.MX7Dual.

Android Things, announced by Google in December 2016, is a version of the Android OS which has been modified for IoT specific both the connected home and enterprise. Designed to enable product developers to quickly build secure connected devices the addition and easy integration of the Google Assistant with Android Things enables a whole new set of usage models as companies look to integrate voice across the IoT market.

Read more on the NXP blog or the NXP Android Things OS site.....