Close Enough: How the Nearby API unleashes the coolest proximity-based potential
Status: submitted
Section: Full talk (35/45 minutes)
Technical level: Intermediate
Votes: +1
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Abstract
It’s often easier to make your phone communicate with someone across the globe than in the same room. The Nearby API has changed that, making it extremely simple to communicate with other phones in the same room, or to work with beacons. Let’s go over some ideas of what coolness that can add to your app, and participate in some interactive live demos.
Speaker bio
Chad has been an Android developer for four years. Currently he works remotely from San Antonio for SpotHero, a Chicago-based startup. He loves Android, public speaking, and puns. (He’s an incorrigible punster--do not incorrige him!)