Putting Your App on the Map: How to Handle Location in Android

Richard Süselbeck

Principal Developer Evangelist

HERE Technologies

The ability to find a user’s current location remains one of the most powerful features of any Android device. In this talk, we will learn how to acquire and handle location data on Android. We will explore the location ecosystem across technologies (GPS, GNSS, WiFi, etc) and providers (Android, Google and more), so you make the right choices. We will also learn why the user’s location is sometimes reported inaccurately and what you can do about it. Finally, we will look at how to use your newly acquired latitudes and longitudes with the latest location-based APIs.

Richard Süselbeck is a Principal Developer Evangelist for HERE Technologies, the world's leading location technology company. With over a decade of experience in teaching and training developers, he travels the globe to help them build the world of tomorrow using the HERE Location APIs. Richard has a PhD in Information Systems and lives in Berlin with his wife and no dogs.

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