Kevin Hoyt is an Evangelist with Adobe, focusing on emerging technologies and their impact on the creative process. He spends the bulk of his time putting together various projects using products such as Arduino and Kinect, or building and printing 3D models. The rest of the time he spends on the road, sharing what he has learned through hands-on workshops and technical sessions.
The physical world around us is becoming increasingly intelligent. From the sensors in your smartphone, to the sensors in your car. This trend has been coined the "Internet of Things". But what are those things without the internet?
In this session learn about various things such as Arduino and Electric Imp. Explore what they are, how they work, and how to develop for them. Then learn how to connect them to the internet - which will be physically demonstrated during the session. Join Adobe Evangelist, Kevin Hoyt, and set the foundation to build your own internet connected thing such as this interactive QR code (http://goo.gl/9vq7p).
Developers. What do you do with them? The designer and the developer are so different. Or are they? Did you know that most developers look at their code as art? More than just the algorithms themselves, but even the details such as spacing and placement of characters like braces. One might even call it a desire for a pixel perfect implementation. Sound familiar? This light hearted session is intended to help designers better understand developers - or at the very least be able to relate in a way that leads to a more productive relationship, and in the end, a better product.
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