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With their always on and always connected nature, mobile devices (phones) have become the center of our connected self. They offer us the ability to access the network anywhere at anytime enabling us to sharing our experiences and to share in the experiences of others at a distance. In addition, they are starting to emerge as the hub of an emerging set of smart personal accessories such as watches, glasses and jewelry.
In this class, we’ll examine the current state-of-the art in mobile technology with a focus on developing applications which leverage the built-in sensors and media capabilities. We’ll also study the new breed of accessory such as the Pebble Watch and heads up displays as well as new forms of mobile device such as Google Glass.
In particular we’ll start out learning how to develop Android applications with Java utilizing Eclipse and the Android SDK. We’ll then look at developing applications for the new set of Android powered devices.