Wear OS: Creating An App For Your Android Smartwatch
August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants.
Smartwatches are multi-functional devices that can be worn on the wrist. They can read your heartbeat, notify you of messages from your phone, and can even tell the time! Google’s “Wear OS” is a branch of the Android mobile operating system, and it encourages open app development.
This is the second of two workshops to introduce programming for a Wear OS watch. This will introduce some of the functions and sensors of a smartwatch, through the programming of a simple app that reads your heartbeat. Participants will learn how to access and display this sensor information, and how to save the data locally on the watch, using Java and Android Studio, with a step-by-step example.