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Professional Android Sensor Programming

Author : Greg Milette
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Learn to build human-interactive Android apps, starting withdevice sensors This book shows Android developers how to exploit the rich setof device sensors—locational, physical (temperature,pressure, light, acceleration, etc.), cameras, microphones, andspeech recognition—in order to build fully human-interactiveAndroid applications. Whether providing hands-free directions orchecking your blood pressure, Professional Android SensorProgramming shows how to turn possibility into reality. The authors provide techniques that bridge the gap betweenaccessing sensors and putting them to meaningful use in real-worldsituations. They not only show you how to use the sensor relatedAPIs effectively, they also describe how to use supporting AndroidOS components to build complete systems. Along the way, theyprovide solutions to problems that commonly occur when usingAndroid's sensors, with tested, real-world examples. Ultimately,this invaluable resource provides in-depth, runnable code examplesthat you can then adapt for your own applications. Shows experienced Android developers how to exploit the richset of Android smartphone sensors to build human-interactiveAndroid apps Explores Android locational and physical sensors (includingtemperature, pressure, light, acceleration, etc.), as well ascameras, microphones, and speech recognition Helps programmers use the Android sensor APIs, use Android OScomponents to build complete systems, and solve commonproblems Includes detailed, functional code that you can adapt and usefor your own applications Shows you how to successfully implement real-world solutionsusing each class of sensors for determining location, interpretingphysical sensors, handling images and audio, and recognizing andacting on speech Learn how to write programs for this fascinating aspect ofmobile app development with Professional Android SensorProgramming.

Android Sensor Programming By Example

Author : Varun Nagpal
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Take your Android applications to the next level of interactivity by exploring the wide variety of Android sensors About This Book Get a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and framework of Android sensors. Acquire knowledge of advance sensor programming, and learn how to connect and use sensors in external devices such as the Android Watch, Polar heart rate monitors, Adidas speed cells, and so on. Learn from real-world sensor-based applications such as the Pedometer app to detect daily steps, the Driving app to detect driving events, and the Professional Fitness tracker app to track heart rate, weight, daily steps, calories burned, and so on. Who This Book Is For This book is targeted at Android developers who want to get a good understanding of sensors and write sensor-based applications, or who want to enhance their existing applications with additional sensor functionality. A basic knowledge of Android development is required What You Will Learn Learn about sensor fundamentals, different types of sensors, and the sensor co-ordinate system Understand the various classes, callbacks, and APIs of the Android Sensor framework Check all the available sensors on an Android device and know their individual capabilities—for example, their range of values, power consumption, and so on. Implement sensor fusion using two or more sensors together and learn to compensate for the weakness of one sensor by using the strength of another Build a variety of sensor based, real-world applications such as Weather, Pedometer, Compass, Driving Events Detection, Fitness Tracker, and so on. Get to know about wake up and non-wake up sensors, wake locks, and how to use sensor batch processing along with the sensor hardware FIFO queue Develop efficient battery and processor algorithms using raw sensor data to solve real-world problems Connect to a variety of remote sensors such as body weight measurement and body fat percentage measurement using the Google Fit platform from your Android app In Detail Android phones available in today's market have a wide variety of powerful and highly precise sensors. Interesting applications can be built with them such as a local weather app using weather sensors, analyzing risky driving behavior using motion sensors, a fitness tracker using step-counter sensors, and so on. Sensors in external devices such as Android Watch, Body Analyzer & Weight Machine, Running Speed Cell, and so on can also be connected and used from your Android app running on your phone. Moving further, this book will provide the skills required to use sensors in your Android applications. It will walk you through all the fundamentals of sensors and will provide a thorough understanding of the Android Sensor Framework. You will also get to learn how to write code for the supportive infrastructure such as background services, scheduled and long running background threads, and databases for saving sensor data. Additionally, you will learn how to connect and use sensors in external devices from your Android app using the Google Fit platform. By the end of the book, you will be well versed in the use of Android sensors and programming to build interactive applications. Style and approach A step-by-step and easy-to-follow guide that focuses on utilizing sensors to perform certain tasks. After covering the fundamentals in the first chapter, the book develops the concepts by building a real-world, sensor-based application in subsequent chapters.

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino

Author : Andreas Goransson
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Learn how to control your home or car from your Android smartphone - air conditioning, lights, entertainment systems, and more! Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This Wrox guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology. Introduces Android Open Accessory and shows how to set up the hardware and development environment Explains how to code both Android and Arduino elements of an accessory Features four complete projects developers can build using various sensors and indicators/actuators, including source code Gives Android developers the tools to create powerful, sophisticated projects Professional Android Open Accessory with Android ADK and Arduino opens exciting new opportunities for Android developers.

Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and NET C

Author : Wallace B. McClure
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A one-of-a-kind book on Android application development with Mono for Android The wait is over! For the millions of .NET/C# developers who have been eagerly awaiting the book that will guide them through the white-hot field of Android application programming, this is the book. As the first guide to focus on Mono for Android, this must-have resource dives into writing applications against Mono with C# and compiling executables that run on the Android family of devices. Putting the proven Wrox Professional format into practice, the authors provide you with the knowledge you need to become a successful Android application developer without having to learn another programming language. You'll explore screen controls, UI development, tables and layouts, and MonoDevelop as you become adept at developing Android applications with Mono for Android. Answers the demand for a detailed book on the extraordinarily popular field of Android application development Strengthens your existing skills of writing applications and shows you how to transfer your talents to building Android apps with Mono for Android and .NET/C# Dives into working with data, REST, SOAP, XML, and JSON Discusses how to communicate with other applications, deploy apps, and even make money in the process Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and .NET/C# gets you up and running with Android app development today.

Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2016

Author : Osvaldo Gervasi
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The five-volume set LNCS 9786-9790 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2016, held in Beijing, China, in July 2016. The 239 revised full papers and 14 short papers presented at 33 workshops were carefully reviewed and selected from 849 submissions. They are organized in five thematical tracks: computational methods, algorithms and scientific applications; high performance computing and networks; geometric modeling, graphics and visualization; advanced and emerging applications; and information systems and technologies.

Voice Application Development for Android

Author : Michael F. McTear
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This book will give beginners an introduction to building voice-based applications on Android. It will begin by covering the basic concepts and will build up to creating a voice-based personal assistant. By the end of this book, you should be in a position to create your own voice-based applications on Android from scratch in next to no time.Voice Application Development for Android is for all those who are interested in speech technology and for those who, as owners of Android devices, are keen to experiment with developing voice apps for their devices. It will also be useful as a starting point for professionals who are experienced in Android application development but who are not familiar with speech technologies and the development of voice user interfaces. Some background in programming in general, particularly in Java, is assumed.

Java Programming Interviews Exposed

Author : Noel Markham
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If you are a skilled Java programmer but are concerned about theJava coding interview process, this real-world guide can help youland your next position Java is a popular and powerful language that is a virtualrequirement for businesses making use of IT in their dailyoperations. For Java programmers, this reality offers job securityand a wealth of employment opportunities. But that perfect Javacoding job won't be available if you can't ace the interview. Ifyou are a Java programmer concerned about interviewing, JavaProgramming Interviews Exposed is a great resource to preparefor your next opportunity. Author Noel Markham is both anexperienced Java developer and interviewer, and has loaded his bookwith real examples from interviews he has conducted. Review over 150 real-world Java interview questions you arelikely to encounter Prepare for personality-based interviews as well as highlytechnical interviews Explore related topics, such as middleware frameworks andserver technologies Make use of chapters individually for topic-specific help Use the appendix for tips on Scala and Groovy, two otherlanguages that run on JVMs Veterans of the IT employment space know that interviewing for aJava programming position isn't as simple as sitting down andanswering questions. The technical coding portion of the interviewcan be akin to a difficult puzzle or an interrogation. With JavaProgramming Interviews Exposed, skilled Java coders can preparethemselves for this daunting process and better arm themselves withthe knowledge and interviewing skills necessary to succeed.

Applications for Future Internet

Author : Enrique Sucar
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Summit on Applications for Future Internet, AFI 2016, held in Puebla, Mexico, in May 2016. The 21 papers presented were carefully selected from 29 submissions and focus on the usage of Future Internet in the biological and health sciences as well as the increased application of IoT devices in fields like smart cities, health and agriculture.

Big Data Analytics in the Social and Ubiquitous Context

Author : Martin Atzmueller
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The 9 papers presented in this book are revised and significantly extended versions of papers submitted to three related workshops: The 5th International Workshop on Mining Ubiquitous and Social Environments, MUSE 2014, and the First International Workshop on Machine Learning for Urban Sensor Data, SenseML 2014, which were held on September 15, 2014, in conjunction with the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2014) in Nancy, France; and the 5th International Workshop on Modeling Social Media (MSM 2014) that was held on April 8, 2014 in conjunction with ACM WWW in Seoul, Korea.

Device to Device based Proximity Service

Author : Yufeng Wang
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D2D-based proximity service is a very hot topic with great commercial potential from an application standpoint. Unlike existing books which focus on D2D communications technologies, this book fills a gap by summarizing and analyzing the latest applications and research results in academic, industrial fields, and standardization. The authors present the architecture, fundamental issues, and applications in a D2D networking environment from both application and interdisciplinary points of view.