Wayne Piekarski



Wayne Piekarski is a Senior Developer Advocate at Google, focusing on Android, Wear, and Glass. He has worked for 15 years in academia and industry in the areas of wearable computing, outdoor augmented reality, 3D user interfaces, and mobile devices. His current position at Google involves getting developers excited about new mobile and wearable technologies, reaching out to developers via conferences, social media, and tutorial materials. He also works to advocate for developers internally in the company, ensuring developers have the right tools and information to support their work.

Android Wear, discussing the platform capabilities, an overview of the APIs, and how to design effective user interfaces that work best on a wearable device

Room: N-121 | Time: 11:40am - 12:30pm

Wayne Piekarski from Google will present an in-depth technical discussion of Android Wear, discussing the capabilities of the platform, how to design effective user interfaces that work best on a wearable device, as well a hands-on demonstration of building applications for real devices. The demonstration will show how to build a simple application, and deploy it to a wearable device, using the Android Studio developer tools. Wayne will also be available to answer questions from developers about the Android Wear APIs and how to best develop applications.

11:40am - 12:30pm