Beaming Data to Devices with NFC

A session at Droidcon London 2012

Friday 26th October, 2012

9:45am to 10:30am (GMT)

Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy CoderÕs Guide to Android Development and Beginning Android 2 published by Apress. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on StackOverflow to publishing sample code and reusable components as open source. A three-time entrepreneur, his experience ranges from consulting on open source and collaborative development for the Fortune 500 to application development on just about anything smaller than a mainframe. He has been a software developer for nearly three decades, from the TRS-80 to the latest crop of mobile devices. A polished speaker, Mark has delivered conference presentations and training sessions on a wide array of topics internationally.

NFC supports peer-to-peer sharing of data between devices, in addition to tapping on “smart posters”, tags, and the like. Such device-to-device data “beaming” will mostly be used for short payloads, including bootstrapping more elaborate communications via other channels. This presentation will discuss how to add “beaming” to your Android applications and how to apply it to common data-exchange scenarios.review various pen-based devices and APIs, showing what is possible with standard Android and what additionally can be accomplished by using device-specific APIs.

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Owner of CommonsWare, Android maven, and fan of all things commons.

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Droidcon London 2012

England England, London

25th26th October 2012

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Time 9:45am10:30am GMT

Date Fri 26th October 2012

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