Building Android Accessories using the Open Accessory Development Kit and Arduino

Platform Development Grand Ballroom A
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The presentation will begin with a demonstration of a range of home-made accessories built by the author including: An Ultrasonic distance meter and a Geiger counter.

The session outline is:

  • Introducing Arduino
  • Introducing the ADK
  • Arduino vs. Open Accessory Hardware
  • A simple example
  • The future
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Simon Monk


Simon has been active in the Android and Arduino worlds almost from the beginning. He has spoken at a number of international conferences including SD Best Practice in Moscow (

He is author of four Android and Arduino books with McGraw Hill including ‘Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius’, ‘Programming Arduino’ and ‘30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius’.
His interests include agile and mobile software development, as well as physical computing.

  • HTCpro
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Open Invention Network
  • X.commerce
  • Black Duck Software
  • BugSense
  • Dolby
  • Intel
  • Make magazine
  • Marvell
  • Meshin
  • MIPS Technologies

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