Not Hotdog: Android Things and Visual Studio/Xamarin

Meeting Information:

Not Hotdog: Android Things and Visual Studio/Xamarin

We will cover the new platform announced by Google, called Android Things. Android Things lets you build Android apps that run on devices like a Raspberry Pi using all of the great tools already available and familiar to Android and C#. We'll cover the basics of getting started with Android Things platform and how any developer without electronics experience can build IoT apps with Android Things using C#.

This discussion will be a deeper dive into how you can use the Android Things SDK to build apps that interact with the real world. Expect to see lots of live demos on devices all using Visual Studio. We’ll cover how to deploy a simple Xamarin.Forms apps. Read and write sensor data. Run a Machine Learning custom image recognizer using Tensorflow on Android Things. Attend the presentation and see how we can use Android Things for our IoT Edge scenarios.

Speaker:   Ron Dagdag
Date:   January 10th, 2018
Time:   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (see here for more detail)
Location:   nThrive - Plano, TX
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Speaker Bio

Ron Dagdag is a community leader with expertise for all things .NET, C#, Web Development in Node and Javascript, In addition, he builds HoloLens and Mixed Reality applications. He is a Microsoft MVP award for Visual Studio and Development Technologies. During the day, Ron is a Senior Software Engineer at thyssenkrupp Elevator where he supports developers with their Classic Windows, Universal Windows, Web and 3D application development. On the side, Ron is a Hackster Ambassador and Littlebits Chapter Leader in Dallas organizing workshop events. Creates resources for developer with creative projects at, He is passionate to learn about convergence of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, Machine Learning and Internet of Things.