Google Unveils Brillo Platform for Powering Internet of Things

Sundar Pichai Delivers Opening Remarks at Google I/O

Google Inc. unveiled Project Brillo, a set of technologies to connect more household items to the Web, part of a shift to the so-called Internet of Things.

The platform aims to make it simpler for developers to build applications for everyday devices, said Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president of products, at the company’s I/O conference on Thursday. The company also announced a system called Weave to help with communication between devices.