Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring Android IoT features, part of Android App Development: Internet of Things.
- The final step in our exploration of Internet of Things…is going to be looking at the features…that are built into Android…that are useful for connecting up two things…and connecting up to the internet.…In a variety of situations you can use your Android device,…your phone or your tablet,…as an intermediary between your thing,…whether it's talking WiFi or Bluetooth,…and the internet.…You can do it that way for two reasons.…One reason is because you want to be able…to just provide a connectivity bridge…between your thing and the internet.…You can also use your Android device…to provide additional computing power.…
You can use it to provide additional data filtering.…And you can also use it to provide trend analysis.…So let's take a look at what you can do…with your Android device.…There's four different kinds of things you can do…for Internet of Things with Android.…The first and most obvious is WiFi.…So you can use your device as a WiFi bridge…to the internet for your things…that might communicate by Bluetooth or IR or USB.…
- Exploring the Internet of Things
- Understanding sensors and effectors
- Connecting inputs and outputs
- Connecting to devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Creating Bluetooth apps using Android
- Creating your own things with programmable hardware
- Using IFTTT to program things
- Exploring the trends in things
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Composing a Thing
3. Connecting to Things
4. Creating Things
5. Managing Your Things
6. The Future of IoT
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