Android Things allows developers to build a smart device using Android APIs and Google Services. This takes the usual Android development stack — Android Studio, the official SDK, and Google Play Services — and applies it to the IoT. Developers will be able to use the Google Weave protocol to communicate between devices along with Google Cloud services like Google Cloud Vision.
One of the senior-most engineers is Mohini Parmeshwaram or Mohini ma’am as the team affectionately calls her. She brings with her, decades of aerospace experience, having worked with ISRO and ESA, the European Space Agency. “I’d already read about TeamIndus when my former colleague from ISRO, Mr. Hegde, asked me to come and join”, she says. She’s helping build software for ground systems. “I feel younger after joining. I’m used to working with set structures, but here we often make our own procedures that work for this Mission”, she says. Hard work brings with it long hours. Sheelika Ravishankar, Jedi Master for People Capital says, “I make sure if one of us is working later than 8pm, they ping me. It’s our responsibility to make sure our women are home safe.”