30 Oct '17, 4pm

Drones, Things and Android galore at droidcon London 2017 #droidconUK #Android @skillsmatter

Drones and Android Things (and Kotlin) were to the fore , but other issues covered included the likes of Firebase, testing, security, accessibility, data persistence, memory management, OpenGL, API Keys and Gradle… Keynote speakers included Chet Haase and Romain Guy, who gave an entertaining review of Android history, and there were loads of seminar presentations. I’ll cover some of those I attended separately. As well as a Drone Zone – safely netted off for people to take the Navigation Challenge around the race course up in the rafters, there were demonstrations of Android Things in action. For example, Goggle was showing off a little drawBot, a device powered by the NXP Pico Pi i.MX6 flavour of the company’s IoT platform. It would draw a facial image previously captured by photo. See it in action: The event took place over two days (26-27 Oct) and was followed by a week...

Full article: https://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/eyes-on-android/g...

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sensorsmag.com 02 Nov '17, 4pm

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Ten things to do in #Valencia

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