Bangalore Android User Group's 8th Meetup

This is a past event

75 people went


When: Saturday, 30th April 2011 , 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt Ltd
ACR Mansion, 2nd floor, 147/F, 8th Main Rd.
3rd Block, Koramangala
Bangalore -[masked], India


• 10.00 AM to 10.15 AM – Introduction by members & organizers

• 10.15 AM to 11:00 AM – Sudar Muthu, on "Making Android talk with micro-controllers like Arduino"

About Speaker: He is a Research Engineer with Yahoo Labs, where he work on information extraction, semantic web etc.
He generally like to play around with gadgets and work on both Android and Arduino for hobby.

• 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Amrit Sanjeev, on "Android development best practices. [Series 1]"

About Speaker: Amrit Sanjeev works as the Lead Architect for the Mobility Group at IBM. He is responsible for setting up the IBM’s first Android Platform Development Group and is considered as a subject matter expert in Android at IBM.Amrit works closely with the different divisions of IBM including IBM Research Labs, Software Labs and Business services providing strategic and technical direction on various projects.

• 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM – Ravishankar Veeraghanta, on "Copyrights and licenses".

About Speaker: Ravi is a founder of CloudMPower Technologies. It is a startup focussed on building solutions using the Android platform. He has been in the industry for 18 long years and has worked primarily in the application development area in technical,managerial,pre sales and marketing roles.

• 11:45 AM to 12:00 PM – Break

• 12.00 PM to 12:45PM – Panel Discussion, on "Is android really open?"

Panel Members:

Akshay Dashrath - Organizer, Bangalore Android User Group. (Moderator for the discussion)

Ranganath - An Android Enthusiast , and Linux geek, founder of Bangalore Open Java User Group. Has spoken in various conferences and Events.

Manav - Embedded Linux systems architect with 10+ years experience in building and maintaining customized Linux installations on devices of various architectures. Has worked on porting Android , Meego , Maemo to various boards and devices.

Aditya - Aditya is a project manager for a web and mobile application company, but has been involved in the geek world since the days when x86 really was x86 and Firefox was called Netscape Navigator. He's passionate about the web and bringing technology to the masses and hopes someday for really ubiquitous technology solutions "that just work!" In his free time, he reads voraciously, blogs randomly and has been involved in the theatre scene as well. You can catch him on twitter (@aditseng).

• 12:45 PM to 1:30 PM - App Demos

Navigate : This app is a voice aware traffic app.

Bits360 : It lets you create wide angle photos by panning the phone for capture . You can then share the panoramas and also browse through other panoramas taken by ppl. We also let you take photos and share them.

Coupon Meter : Given the bill amount, it would tell you the number of coupons of various denominations you need to shell out. Additionally it keeps a log of your coupon spendings.

Note: Each app will have 15 mins including Q&A

• 1:30 AM to 2:00 PM – Networking...

Contact :

Badri -[masked]