2012-09-27 00:00:00 2012-09-29 00:00:00 America/Toronto SCREENS 2012 SCREENS is dedicated to covering development for mobile devices and operating systems. Consumers are increasingly using mobile devices to access websites and applications, and companies are taking notice. Through two days of presentations, demonstrations and panel discussions, as well as an optional day of workshops,… Toronto FITC Toronto



Thinking beyond multi-touch gestures, Android’s got a few tricks up its sleeve to take user interactions beyond the screen and into the physical world.

With the Android Open Accessory or Bluetooth APIs, devices can interface with external hardware such as Arduino microcontrollers to sense your environment and act upon real world objects. And with NFC support, Android devices can make some of these physical interactions as easy as a handshake.

In this session, we’ll explore some commercial and experimental projects that utilize these interesting features and the APIs behind them.