Grant Allen, TweetCTO, Entrepreneur, Enterprise Architect & Data Management Expert
Biography: Grant Allen
Grant Allen has worked in the IT field for over 20 years, as a CTO, entrepreneur, enterprise architect, and data management expert. Grant's roles have taken him around the world, specialising in global-scale systems design, development, and performance, together with mentoring and coaching startups and hi-tech companies on building great teams and great technology.
He is a frequent speaker on topics such as Big Data and data management, mobile ecosystems, Android, disruptive innovation, and more.
Grant works for Google, has a PhD on building innovative high-technology environments, and is the author of six books on mobile development with Android, and data management.
Presentation: TweetAndroid Extreme Wearables
Think wearables are just about chirpy movie notifications and the occassional reminder to go for a run? Think again.
In this talk, Grant will explore the world of Extreme Wearables, using Android as a basis. From $15 do-it-yourself VR goggles to earthquake detectors, we'll cover hacking Android, hacking hardware, and making your own Extreme Wearables!