Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Boston Linux Meeting Reminder, tomorrow Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - Android Sensors or what can your android sense for you

When:January 16, 2013 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Android Sensors or what can your android sense for you
Moderators:Greg Millette and Adam Stroud
Location: MIT Building E51, Room 315


Summary
A discussion of the use of Android Sensors

Abstract
Based on Greg and Adam's book, "Android Sensor Programming", this will
be a discussion of how to program the Android to use its rich set of
sensors, but will be targeted toward a more general audience.
Greg and Adam will show how Andrid's Sensors can:
- See Android Logos
- Hear claps and singing
- Understand obscure words with speech recognition
- Do stuff with NFCs

Book URL: http://tinyurl.com/8n7eq92
About the presenters:

Adam Stroud is the lead developer for the Android version of
RunKeeper. He is a self-proclaimed "phandroid" and is an active
participant in the Android virtual community on StackOverflow and
Android Google groups.

Greg Milette is a programmer, author, entrepreneur, and musician who
loves writing practical Android apps, wiring Arduino hardware, and
implementing great ideas. He is the founder of Gradison Technologies,
Inc, contributor to StackOverflow, drummer, and father of two.

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company
http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com/

--
Jerry Feldman <gaf@blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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