Engaging with the Real World: Web Bluetooth and Physical Web (Chrome Dev Summit 2015)

Web Bluetooth opens up low level communication with an expanding ecosystem of BLE devices such as toys, vending machines, museum exhibits, kiosks and more. The Physical Web makes discovering and connecting to these objects trivial for users. Together they expand the reach of the web to even more devices around users.

Scott Jenson has been doing user interface design and strategic planning for over 25 years. He worked at Apple on System 7, Newton, and the Apple Human Interface guidelines. He was the director of Symbian’s DesignLab, VP of product design for Cognima, a manager of mobile UX for Google for 5 years, and a creative director at frog design in San Francisco. Scott returned to Google working on the Chrome team in November 2013 to work on the Physical Web.

Vince codes Web Platform features in Chrome that unlock new types of applications. His early work on GPU acceleration, WebGL, Pointer Lock, Fullscreen, and Chrome Apps are telling of his background in game-dev and joy in making the web more fun!

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