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Detroit Google Developers Group The Android Accessory Development Kit presented by Terry May

2/28/2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Android Accessory Development Kit presented by Terry May

Thursday, February 28, 2013

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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The Android Accessory Development Kit by Terry May

The Android Accessory Development Kit (ADK) is a reference implementation for hardware manufacturers and hobbyists to use as a starting point for building accessories for Android. Each ADK release is provided with source code and hardware specifications to make the process of developing your own accessories easier. Google encourages the use of the ADK to create new and alternative hardware for Android.

Android accessories such as audio docking stations, exercise machines and medical equipment are some of the devices that can interface with Android devices using the ADK.

In this talk, Terry May will discuss the ADK and how he has used it in some of his projects as well as demonstrate how to use the the 2011 and 2012 versions of the ADK.

About Terry May

Terry May is an infamous Detroit area Software Developer, autodidact and hacker. He has done everything from small appliance repairman, television production assistant, WILX Graphic Designer, IT guy, assistant video editor, free lance 3D animator, WKBD Graphic Designer, flash guy and Multimedia Specialist. He started hacking as a teenager on Commodore 64s and CB radios.

Terry is a polyglot programmer and ECMAScript virtuoso. Today he works on Android Apps, Unity 3D and Augmented Reality projects for Detroit Labs.

MORE DETAILS:

THE HOW: PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN LOCATION FROM THE QUICKEN LOANS QUBE BUILDING TO THE MADISON BUILDING IN DETROIT. We will be meeting at the Madison Building Security Desk and will go up to the meeting room from there.

NOTE ON THE WHEN: We will meet at 6:30pm, with food and beverages being served. The presentation will begin at 7:00pm.

FOR PARKING: There is Visitor Parking available at the Detroit Opera House on Broadway Street for $5 after 6:00pm for the evening.

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