Endless Possibilities with Beacons / Custom Chat Bots for Google Home

When: 11 January 2017 from 6:00 p.m.

Where: JoziHub Main EVENT SPACE

Talk 1: Endless Possibilities with Beacons 

Duration: 20 min

With beacons being a up and coming technology , PJ will be showing all the possibilities that Google API's such as the Nearby Messaging API , Awareness API and Google beacon platform has to offer.

Speaker: P-J Welcome 

Speaker Bio:  P-J, who is based in Johannesburg, is a software developer that develops both Android and iOS apps. Everyone knows that he enjoys trying new and different technologies and being an explorer in the technology world. On a daily he works on a banking app, but also maintains an app called Digital Botanical Voucher Book and has started to contribute to the open source community.


Talk 2: Building Custom Chat Bots for the Google Home using API.AI

Duration: 40min

In this session, Rebecca will explain how to quickly and easily build a custom Google Actions for the Google Home by leveraging API.AI. 

Speaker: Rebecca Franks  

Speaker Bio: 

Rebecca is a Senior Android Developer and Google Developer Expert based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She loves working with new technology and has a passion for making great user friendly products. During the day she works on media streaming apps, helping to architect and implement new features. In her spare time, she manages her open source app, Book Dash, which contains free African story books. She speaks at conferences and local meetups mainly about Android. When not coding, she can be found blogging at riggaroo.co.za and travelling the world.

More info here https://www.meetup.com/GDGJohannesburg/events/236232476/

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