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apps which require external hardware

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Born Jun 16, 2011. 15 Replies

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

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Joe Born replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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.…"
Jun 16, 2011
Don Merchant replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"OK. Thanks. I see Microchip is backordered on these till July...."
May 16, 2011
Chris Slinkman replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"The dev boards we got used a Arduino microprocessor. However, i saw Microchip selling 2 boards at google io. At at $70 and $160 each."
May 16, 2011
Don Merchant replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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?"
May 16, 2011
Chris Slinkman replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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."
May 16, 2011
Don Merchant replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Chris- What type of kits are they? Do you have any other info on them (website, etc.). I'd like to look at purchasing some."
May 16, 2011
Uki Dominque Lucas replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Chris,   let's hook up together and see what interesting things we can do with it. I got my ADK, too. Very excited about it."
May 16, 2011
Linda Goldstein replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"I saw! Many thanks."
May 14, 2011
Chris Slinkman replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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…"
May 14, 2011
Linda Goldstein replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Thank you for the lead. Spiritplumber's stuff is very informative.    Sadly I am not experienced with Android or Bluetooth yet, although that may be in my future. Good luck with your project!"
Apr 20, 2011
Don Merchant replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Linda- 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…"
Apr 19, 2011
Linda Goldstein replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Thank you! That is very helpful. I agree, it would be less ideal to not have the debugging platform active."
Apr 19, 2011
Chris Slinkman replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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…"
Apr 18, 2011
Linda Goldstein replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"Thank you! I will look up those lists. I am still looking for specific app names, so maybe I'll link back here when I ask those mailing lists, if their archives don't give me sufficient material."
Apr 18, 2011
Fred Grott replied to Linda Goldstein's discussion apps which require external hardware
"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   Certain io…"
Apr 18, 2011
Linda Goldstein replied to Walter Szulczewski's discussion NW-Side Experimental Cross-Platform Coder Session
"Wow, that's a little far out there... do you know of anyone doing this closer to the Loop?"
Apr 17, 2011

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