Past Meetup

Google 'Android Things' Operating System Overview

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Price: $10.00 /per person

Japan House

300 W Plano Pkwy · Plano, TX

How to find us

One block west of Central Expressway and Plano Parkway

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Details

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Recently Google launched 'Android Things', an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Google released a developer's preview of 'Android Things'. Even though nascent, it gives a glimpse of its possibilities. We'll present an overview of the operating system, including:

1. Some advantages and disadvantages

2. Currently supported hardware

3. Setting up a Raspberry Pi, as the "thing"

4. The development environment (hint: mostly Android Studio)

5. The programming framework

There will be a demo of blinking an LED, detecting a button press, and logging a button press.

Speakers

John Lindsay (https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnlindsayii) developed the Smooth Driver Monitoring (http://v2v.inventiveiplaw.com/smooth-ride-app/) Android app, which monitors driver behavior using smartphones from accelerometer and GPS data.

Agenda

11:30-11:45: Check-In, Networking

11:45-11:50 Announcements

11:50-12:35 Main Presentation, Q&A

12:35-12:50 Closing Comments, Networking

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