Monthly Archives: February 2015


Low Power to the People – take back Bluetooth Low Energy control! – London 19/03/2015

The BCS OSSG and the OSHUG are hosting three talks which look at Open Source wireless communications. The event will be held on Thursday 19th March at BCS HQ – 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA from 5:30pm to 8:00pm.

This event is free to attend for both BCS Members and non-members but booking is required.

Programming BLE the hard way: bare metal programming of nRF51 BLE tokens for fun and profit

Bluetooth Low EnergyThe talk will start with a brief overview of the Bluetooth Low Energy advertisement protocol and how to implement bare-metal BLE on top of the ARM-based nRF51 chip – without using the manufacturer provided Bluetooth stack. The general development flow will be explored along with some useful examples, closing with some mischief that can be caused using this knowledge.

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Augmented Reality for Walkers on Android – Southampton 17/03/2015

OpenStreetMapThe BCS Hampshire Branch, Southampton Solent University and the BCS OSSG are hosting a talk discussing the development of an Android augmented reality app for walkers in which the camera feed is overlaid with footpath data from OpenStreetMap.

The event will be held on Tuesday 17th March at Southampton Solent University, Reginald Mitchell building, 3rd floor, room RM325, 326 East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0RD from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

This event is free to attend for both BCS Members and non-members but booking is required.

 

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