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Adam Blum, CEO of Rhomobile

Adam Blum

Biography: Adam Blum

Adam is a longtime CTO/VP of Engineering/cofounder of several successful startups in the web services and mobile spaces including Commerce One, Systinet, and Good Technology. He is an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University, the author of several books on various computer science topics, and an avid ultramarathoner.

Twitter: @adamblum

Presentation: Advanced sensors in Mobile devices

Track: Next Generation Mobile Apps / Time: Thursday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Mountbatten Room

Pressure, heat, light, humidity, magnet and gravity sensors – the list goes on but modern smartphones are becoming increasingly aware of their surroundings presenting opportunities and challenges for hardware manufacturers and application developers. This session will cover the latest smartphone capabilities, how developers can use them to stay ahead of the pack and give real world examples of hardware and applications that are at the forefront of this ever-changing frontier.