Mobile development is not just about mobile devices anymore: Android scaled up from mobile devices to the TV screen, and developers have now the occasion to start building for a brand new use case: the 10-foot experience. In this session, we cover what's needed to bring your Android app to the living room: we’ll dive into the Leanback Android support library and understand how to take advantage of the big TV screen while using new UI patterns for app navigation through remote and game controllers, and how to run your first TV app on Amazon Fire TV.
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Bringing Your App to the Living Room: Android Development on Amazon Fire TV
Mario Viviani is Technology Evangelist at Amazon Appstore UK. From Milan, Italy, he started mobile development in 2010, focusing on the Android platform. In 2011 he founded the mobile-focused startup Mariux Apps, developing both consumer-oriented and third-party apps, where he published more than 90 apps and reached more than 12 million total downloads. In 2013 he was awarded by Google of the Google Developer Expert title for Android, and has spoken at worldwide events including Droidcon, Android Developer Days, TEDx and Google I/O.