Sony SmartWatch Application Development and Sony Add-On SDK

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Welcome to GDG East Bay meeting page. We typically meet on the first Monday monthly, and there is a special quarterly Industry Innovation session on the 3rd Monday of the third month at each quarter.

Come to our event and let us know your experience, so that we can make our future meetings better for you and others.

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GDG East Bay appreciates the support from the city of Dublin, California. Regional Meeting Room and Dublin library Community Room are both first-class locations for business and social events.

GDG East Bay appreciates the superb support from Google Inc.

 

In this special day, our friends from Sony will give us demo and presentation about the Sony SmartWatch

http://www.sonymobile.com/us/products/accessories/smartwatch/

 

Anupam will ask questions related to the session content and correct response may land you your Sony SmartWatch.

 

Information related to the Sony Smartwatch SDK:

1. Installing the Sony Add-on SDK,

http://developer.sonymobile.com/knowledge-base/sdks/sony-add-on-sdk/install-the-sony-add-on-sdk/

2. Information related to Sony Smart Extension APIs,

http://developer.sonymobile.com/knowledge-base/sdks/sony-add-on-sdk/smart-extension-apis/

3. Information related to Sony Add-on SDK, including its Open source archive,

http://developer.sonymobile.com/knowledge-base/sdks/sony-add-on-sdk/about-the-sony-add-on-sdk/
 

More details will be provided soon. Please stay tune! Thank you very much!

 

Note:

GDG East Bay will collect $3.00, exact change preferred, to cover meeting expenses.

 

Agenda:

6:00pm Check in, networking, and food

6:15pm Sony SmartWatch Application Development and Sony Add-On SDK (Anupam Nath, Sony)

7:25pm Break

7:30pm TBD

8:45pm Raffle. Clean up. Networking


Session's Description:


Speaker's Bios:

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  • Anupam N.

    I have now uploaded the presentation as a pdf file.

    April 3, 2013

  • Anupam N.

    Hey All! I am glad you guys liked the talk/session. I will upload the slides tomorrow morning. My apologies for the delay. Please feel free to reach out to me through www.nathanupam.com or my work email.

    April 2, 2013

  • Angus

    Thanks for the SmartWatch! It's a neat concept and I'll definitely try writing apps for it. Seems very useful for times you can't look at your phone (like in the car).

    April 2, 2013

  • Itsuro Y.

    Thank you for the host, CL
    It was worth driving an hour during traffic to check SONY's SmartWatch. Thank you for the nice presentation, Anupam.

    36mmx36mm size is big enough to support HMI by a thumb and/or a index finger, but NOT by inconsistant voice command yet.

    SmartWatch could be a new Car-Key and IVI command controller with a voice affirmation from the target smart devices.
    ~~~~~~
    Battery life is the most important basic requirement as a watch.
    Wireless power charge might helpful, but I think it is beter to appeal this cool device NOT as a watch.

    The following are so called watch.
    http://bit.ly/13ujEF1
    http://bit.ly/MxTybg
    There are several minimum requirements for watch lovers.

    I recommend SONY to appeal not as a watch for a success.
    Let's see..
    S-Key (Sony SmartKey), "SmartAccessory", "SmartPendant",
    "SmartCommandar", "SmartUI", "SmartController", etc...
    How do you think?

    Anyway, I like the gadget and I want the product will be successful.

    - yi.

    April 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My only feedback as a casual consumer is that the watch should probably have had a speaker/mic - I know it's a BT display / KVM device, but it would be sorta cool as a Dick Tracy watch even it was still BT to the phone.

    Couldn't look any more goofy to have people talking to their wrists than it does watching them talk to empty air with their headsets on :)

    April 2, 2013

  • Ben B.

    Thank you to Anupam/Sony for the SmartWatch. I've got it set up on my Android phone with great apps like Planetarium, Lunar Phase, GPS View and Find Phone and it works great. As always, a big thanks to CL for a great job of organizing another excellent event.

    April 2, 2013

  • Umesh G.

    Thank you C.L. and GDG-EB for yet another wonderful connection with technology evangelists like Anupam Nath from Sony ! Enjoyed the talk and follow-on discussions.

    April 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Interesting device, didn't go home with one, but fun nonetheless

    April 1, 2013

  • Suyash J.

    @Speaker : Can you post some links to dev docs for the Smart Watch Addon SDK? Examples of what people have created so far. I'm really interested but the link above goes to the product page.

    March 27, 2013

    • C L

      Dear Suyash: Please see updated content above, under "Information related to the Sony Smartwatch SDK:"

      1 · March 27, 2013

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