Tag Archives: android

RTI Viewer on GitHub

I’ve  ported an RTI viewer from C++/Qt to Java/Android.  It’s available on GitHub, so check it out.  It’s still in the alpha state, so expect bugs.  So far, it has only been tested on a Kindle Fire, and it certainly requires a decent graphics processor. Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) allows the user to change the […]

Upgrading to Android 2.1

I recently upgraded my phone from Android 1.5 to 2.1.  From a user standpoint, there isn’t a huge difference in terms of functionality, at least considering what I use and what my phone supports.  It looks different, especially the lock screen.  Voice input can now be used in several places, just about anywhere the on-screen […]

Color Vision v0.3 released

Version 0.3 of my Android app, Color Vision, has been released.  New in this version is the ability to calibrate the target position.

Creating an Android app for the color vision impaired

For those who don’t know, I’m partially colorblind.  It is only occasionally an issue, usually because of something being color coded.  Asking strangers what color things are is embarrassing.  (“Excuse me, is this pen red?”  Good thing I asked, though.  It turned out to be orange.)  It occurred to me that I walk around with […]

Samsung Moment

My cell phone has been dying, so I bought a Samsung Moment to replace it. It’s an Android phone, one of two Sprint currently offers (the other being the HTC Hero). It has (in no particular order) a slide out keyboard, an AMOLED display, 800 MHz processor, GPS, bluetooth, wi-fi, USB, headphone jack, 3.2 megapixel […]