The Internet of Things (IoT) gives physical objects the ability to transfer information to each other (Machine to Machine aka M2M) and applications in the cloud. This creates a platform for smart decisions and continuously improved process and interactions. Just like us, they need and hand from mobile phones.
In this workshop you will learn about the Gemalto Concept Board and how devices can communicate with 3G phone network. You will get to turn on/off a home appliance using your cell phone. You will see Java programs in action as you accomplish this.
Presenter: Vinicius Senger and Yara Senger
Suggested Grade Level: 5+
Each attendee must have a laptop. At least 2 GB of free disk space and 4 GB RAM.
Pre-install Arduino IDE prior to the workshop (Please see
Windows users, please download Putty
( http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html )
Attending this meetup means you agree to media waiver (http://files.meetup.com/11434242/Images%2Band%2BVideos%2Bof%2BChildren%2BAgreement.pdf).
Donation to Charity: Devoxx4Kids is partnering with Unity Care and collecting gifts for foster kids. The suggested items are listed here (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bJz7WXaA4PG2HDvavK99f66CvqwO-25Q9yr-cAwyKw8/edit). It would be great if you can bring any item from the list and drop them during registration.
More details about other workshops on this weekend are available at http://www.devoxx4kids.org/usa/funfest-2014/ .