Connected Android (AnDevCon Boston 2015)

Connected Android (AnDevCon Boston 2015)

This panel occurred July 29, 2015 at AnDevCon Boston. I was the host and a participant.

Between mobile phones, Android Wear, Brillo and Weave, Android is truly becoming a platform for connecting all smart devices, a platform for the Internet of Things. The possibilities for this level of connectivity are endless. Find out how infinite the opportunities are, as well as tips and tricks, for developing beyond the smartphone.

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July 29, 2015
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  1. C O N N E C T E D A

    N D R O I D F I R E S I D E C H A T
  2. D E S C R I P T I O

    N • Between mobile phones, Android Wear, Brillo and Weave, Android is truly becoming a platform for connecting all smart devices, a platform for the Internet of Things. The possibilities for this level of connectivity are endless. Find out how infinite the opportunities are, as well as tips and tricks, for developing beyond the smartphone.
  3. PA N E L I S T S • Dario

    LaVerde is currently a senior developer evangelist at HTC. With a background in Electrical Engineering, he’s been doing software development for quite some time, primarily focusing on Java and Android, he’s been an author, lecturer, entrepreneur and lately has gotten into “IoT” and VR. He also leads/ co-leads a few developer meetups in NYC in his spare time. @nycjava
  4. PA N E L I S T S • Nick

    DiPatri is a software engineer at SunGard Consulting Services. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers and has been doing software development since he got his Commodore 64. Before becoming a full-time mobile developer four years ago, Nick spent years developing software/firmware solutions, including RF modelling, large-scale traffic sensor arrays, and N-Tier highly available Java enterprise. His passion these days is the mobile platform and the Internet of Things, mostly because it lets him play with cell phones, solder and five- minute epoxy.
  5. PA N E L I S T S • Elizabeth

    Mezias spends her time writing Android apps and has a long history on the Java platform. She is able to communicate complex technical ideas to lay-people as well as engineers after having been both an Individual Contributor as well as a Director of Technical Support. She is making connections in Boston now after years in Silicon Valley. Her resume includes numerous startups as well as big names in tech like Sun Microsystems and Adobe Systems. Elizabeth is originally from Bridgeport, CT. She earned her Computer Science degree from San Francisco State University. She is mobile agnostic and likes to say that all phones are smart. She is a Google Glass Pioneer and a lead Android Engineer at Flypsi.
  6. PA N E L I S T S • Dave

    Smith is the Android Lead at NewCircle, where he is focused on developing courseware materials to train beginning and advanced Android developers alike. He is a Google Developer Expert for Android, and has been working with the Android platform at all levels since 2009. Dave has developed custom applications interact with external accessory devices, as well as system-level components to run Android on embedded platforms in the test & measurement, entertainment, and health & beauty industries.
  7. PA N E L I S T S • Karim

    Yaghmour is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. He's most widely known for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux Trace Toolkit and introduced Adeos, one of the first nanokernels/hypervisors for Linux. As part of his work, he's had the privilege of working with teams from a wide range of fields, from enterprise to embedded.
  8. PA N E L I S T S • Mark

    Scheel is a senior Android developer at iTriage, a consumer medical app with over 6 million Play Store downloads. For over a decade he has experimented with home automation, most recently leading a team that won a national hackathon with a home automation project. With pi’s and arduino he has worked on kegs that measure themselves and pin cracking robots. He wrote a book about Google Glass, and will speak in Boston, Los Angeles and Colorado in 2015.
  9. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Connected Conferences Conferences like

    AnDevCon gather the smartest most interested industry individuals together to bond and share ideas. Some conferences are general like AnDevCon. Some specifically focus on connected devices. Has anyone been to a connected device conference recently and have recon to share?
  10. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Security A recent Economist

    articles states there are 15 billion connected devices and that by 2020 there will be 50 billion. Recently it was exposed that hackers could attack expensive devices like Jeep automobiles. What security concerns are we going to see in the coming years?
  11. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Privacy The 1995 Sandra

    Bullock movie The Net predicted a future where our medical records, pharmacy records and patient instructions were all online and open to hacking. Hotel reservations, and flights were computerized too. As the net-ification of everything pervades things like toothbrushes and microwaves, what kind of privacy concerns should consumers be aware of?
  12. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Brillo & Weave At

    Google I/O, Google announced Brillo and Weave. What do we know about these initiatives now?
  13. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias The Physical Web The

    physical web promises to make everyday physical interactions richer with simple taps. I have seen these interactions previously in some parts of the world, notably Asia. What are you most excited to see from the Physical Web here in America? When will it arrive?
  14. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Audience Question

  15. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Eddystone How do you

    say Eddystone? What is an Eddystone? What is the Eddystone technology?
  16. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Shopping In Colorado companies

    like Notion and Sphero have been creating connected device experiences for consumers. What should be on my shopping list this coming holiday season?
  17. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Android Apps What are

    some of your favorite Android apps for connecting with connected things?
  18. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Payments Let’s talk about

    payments. Tell me about some of your experiences paying digitally for items. What advantages and disadvantages do these have over legal tender, proper?
  19. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Home Automation Nest popularized

    the connected Thermostat. What other home automations are possible today and will be possible in the future?
  20. #AnDevConIoT @5280mark @devunwired @ndipatri @nycjava @bethmezias Audience Question