Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

by: Dr. Simon Monk


Abstract: Team Arduino up with Android for some mischievous fun! Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino" + Android" Projects for the Evil Genius" shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets. Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book. This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development Kit (ADK) and USB interface and explains how to use them with the basic Arduino platform. Methods of communication between Android and Arduino that don't require the ADK—including sound, Bluetooth, and WiFi/Ethernet—are also discussed. An Arduino ADK programming tutorial helps you get started right away.
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Title: Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2012 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071775960

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Dr. Simon Monk has a bachelor's degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. He has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is an occasional author in hobby electronics magazines.

Description: Team Arduino up with Android for some mischievous fun! Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino" + Android" Projects for the Evil Genius" shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets. Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book. This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development Kit (ADK) and USB interface and explains how to use them with the basic Arduino platform. Methods of communication between Android and Arduino that don't require the ADK—including sound, Bluetooth, and WiFi/Ethernet—are also discussed. An Arduino ADK programming tutorial helps you get started right away.