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Have you ever wished your phone had just one more hardware feature?
Perhaps you’ve thought of the ideal accessory for your phone: a
specialist input method, helpful output device or custom dock.
Until recently your options for creating your own cell phone
accessories were limited or non-existent.
With the announcement of the Android Open Accessory Protocol,
Google provided an officially supported way to create Arduino-based
accessories for Android phones and tablets.
This session will provide the information you’ll need to start to
create Android accessories—the content will be useful whether you
have previous Android or Arduino experience or neither.
When you attend you will:
You will leave the session inspired by what’s possible and with the
knowledge needed to start to develop Android accessories with Arduino.
Philip Lindsay (also known as “follower” from rancidbacon.com) writes documentation, creates code libraries, develops example projects and provides developer support for companies including Pebble Technology, SparkFun Electronics, Arduino and other clients.
Tim O’Reilly once called Philip a “troublemaker” for his early Google Maps reverse engineering efforts.
He has a particular interest in the areas where design, art, craft and technology intersect.