Keynote by Massimo Banzi, Co-founder, Arduino.
A Nexus One has a GPS, compass, antennas and the processing power necessary for orbit. When you factor in that it is several orders of magnitude cheaper than anything else up there you can understand why there's so much excitement around putting Android into space. Will Marshall of NASA is gong to talk about their latest work on this front. He'll later be at the Mini-Maker faire.
by Bob Lee
Keynote by Bob Lee, CTO, Square Inc.
More than half of the 1 billion people in Africa carry a cell phone, but only 12% are online. In the last few years, mobile technologies have revolutionized everything from actual revolutions, to rural commodity pricing, to how people pay for bubble gum.
by David Merrill
Sifteo cubes are a new platform for Intelligent Play that combine the hands-on experience of classic games (dominoes, board games) with the interaction possibilities of videogames. Hear how the idea came about and how you can develop apps for this new platform.
Today's browsers sport amazing capabilities, truly graduating from markup renderers to sophisticated app run-times. We're sure to see some amazing new web applications just over the horizon that take advantage of these new capabilities. At the same time, the mobile ecosystem is white hot and we're seeing a range of start-ups pursue an "app-only" strategy.
9th–11th October 2011