Dive Into Android Networking: Adding Ethernet Connectivity - Benjamin Zores, Alcatel-Lucent
Today's talk will introduce Android's networking and connectivty layer and its fundamental changes toward legacy Linux. Through a quick overview of its internals and how wireless connections (Radio, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC) are handled, the presentation will enlight a particular use case as how to bring support for wired connectivity. Designed for handled devices, Android lacks complete support for proper Ethernet management. Things go even worse when you bring enterprise requirements into play by adding proxy, security and authentication support. Presented as a series of tips and tricks, this presentation will introduce all AOSP hacks that were required to bring such feature to life.
As a software architect for Alcatel-Lucent, Benjamin Zores has been designing embedded Linux devices for 10+ years, leading enterprise-grade Linux/Android multimedia IP phones conception. Ben is however most known for his OpenSource contributions, as the original author of the OpenBricks embedded cross-build framework, GeeXboX HTPC live distro and uShare UPnP MediaServer. Ben is also a recurrent speaker at LinuxFoundation's ELC and ABS events and Android technical writer for Linux Mag France.
Tuesday November 6, 2012 10:10am - 10:55am
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