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Integrating Unity app with Google's Firebase System
For this Brisbane Unity Developers Meetup, Thomas Smelzer of Lightweave will be giving a talk on integrating Google's Firebase system with Unity and we will also have Xenoma’s e-skin demo with Harold Walsh. The schedule will be as follows so don't miss out!: Pizza, Drinks and networking from 5:30pm Pizza and drinks kindly provided by out sponsor, Unity E-Skin Demo from 6:15pm Firebase System Talk from 6:45pm Demo details: Xenoma’s e-skin is the next generation wearable interface enabling camera-free motion capture and tracking in apparel which are as comfortable to wear as a typical shirt. Applications are endless and include: gaming, fitness and healthcare. Talk details: Unity has a reputation for being an easy-to-learn platform, providing a great foundation for a variety of applications including mobile apps. But when developing a Unity app for mobile platforms, one of the first major pieces of functionality a comprehensive app will require that extends outside the Unity API is data storage and retrieval. This talk will introduce you to the fundamentals of building a mobile app with an external database and exploring how to get the most out of the added connectivity. It will also go over best practices to take to make your app feel polished and responsive. The talk will demonstrate how to set up and integrate an app with Google's Firebase system - one of the easiest, most comprehensive and scalable platforms available and a handful of simple ways we can use this functionality to build a professional looking app using Unity. The approaches demonstrated in this talk will be based on those used in products developed by Lightweave. Tom Smeltzer has been building mobile apps in Unity since 2012. As a senior developer at Lightweave, Tom has developed key mobile applications such as Brisbane Festival 2017, Ekka 2018 and District. His specialities are augmented reality, data systems, and user input mechanisms.

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