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detect devices running same app OTA

Discussion in 'Application Development' started by rthrbe, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. rthrbe

    rthrbe New Member
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    Hello everybody,

    I'm starting thinking about a new app to use Android 2.2 new features.
    But I'm not completely sure this cousl be possible. Therefore I need
    your lights about it.
    I'll explain.

    I would like to develop an app where a device can detect another phone
    using the same app to initiate - if owners are OK of course - data
    exchange OTA.
    I'm not sure about the best approach / architecture to do so.
    Is Wifi tethering (with both a client and a server) could be the best
    way ? But I'm worried about the performance / ressource impact of the
    "detection".

    If someone has tips or experience to share, you're welcome !!

    Thanks for your help !

    Arthur B.
     

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