I am in need of information about Android applications which require external hardware to function. By this I mean things like the below. Oscium (app + hardware) which lets an iPad be used as an…Continue
"We are working on a mainstream consumer device that will be public in July/August. I'll post about it then. In the meantime, I'm happy to talk privately about our experience, Ive been doing CE accessories for many years.…"
"Chris- I understand the kits aren't actually available through Google. I should have been more specific. What I was looking for was the name of the manufacturer of the development boards- Arduino, Microchip, etc. Like who made the kit you have?"
"The kits aren't for sale through google i think. I think they did a limited run for the devs. However there are a number of places that are selling their design. All the tools and source are open and should be on android website."
"Thought I'd post more information to this as it just became available at Google IO. Android is now starting support of USB devices though it's Accessory Development Kit. This is perfectly suited for the request…"
Go to YouTube and search for "spiritplumber". He has worked on several projects utilizing Android phones, USB ADB and the mic/earphone jack method to communicate with Android to the outside world. Here is one…"
"The accessory api for Android is somewhat non-existant right now. There are various ways around this. The main one is the Square way. Square uses the mic built into the phones to transmit information to the phone.
Currently there are…"
"You need to start in some different areas:
xda-hackers, the ones that do android roms..they have amailing list nd forums.
the andorid platforms mailing list
there is also an google groups android hackers mailing list