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.
Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius:
Contains step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations
Provides tips for customizing the projects
Covers the underlying principles behind the projects
Removes the frustration factor--all required parts are listed
Provides all source code on the book's website
Build these and other devious devices:
Android Geiger counter
Android-controlled light show
Ultrasonic range finder
Home automation controller
Remote power and lighting control
RFID door lock
Part One: Android Peripherals 1. Bluetooth Robot 2. Android Geiger Counter 3. Android Light Show 4. TV Remote 5. Temperature Logger 6. Ultrasonic Range FinderPart Two: Home Automation 7. Home Automation Controller 8. Power Control 9. Smart Thermostat 10. RFID Door Lock 11. Signaling Flags 12. Delay Timer Appendix: Open Accessory Primer Index