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Android Wearable Programming by Steven F. Daniel

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned about Google Glass and how we can use this platform to build effective and interactive content by designing custom layouts to display content on the Google Glass screen. We learned how to install and set up the Google Glass Development Kit preview SDK, and got a brief overview about the Mirror API emulator since there is no emulator currently for Glass development. However, there is currently a Google Mirror API playground, which is a test environment to work with static timeline cards. Then we had an introduction to the two different activities that can be created for Glass, live cards, and immersions:

  • Live cards are basically activities that are added to the Glass timeline and display information relating to ...

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