"Bluetooth/Android" Platform Improvements

Web, Mobile & Software Dev Mobile Development Posted 1 year ago

Hourly Job

Hours to be determined
1 to 3 months

Intermediate Level

I am looking for a mix of experience and value


Existing Android App - needs debugging of Bluetooth Features.  App works with a server side component in PHP.

Android App has 2 'feature sets' of bluetooth that are not working correctly  (or need improvement)

1. Audio.  
App was designed to automatically play its audio output to a bluetooth headset, earpeice or other similar device without user intervention.  When the app is running (resident) it seems to interfere with the phone dialer audio.

2. Bluetooth ID detection + connection
We need a reliable method of detecting nearby bluetooth devices - specifically other phones, using the phone's broadcasted bluetooth ID.  ie  the bluetooth id that is 'broadcast' to nearby devices.

+ we need a method of  doing this without intervention by either user.
+ we need a method that avoids requiring phones to be frequently forced into pairing mode.

Freelancer will need access and knowledge of
+ Android App development and device hardware.
+ Server-side PHP
+ Freelancer will need expertise in Android App developer, Android APS (4.0 and greater) and will need access to at least 2 Android 4.x/Bluetooth capable phones, and one bluetooth earpiece or headset.

Freelancer will
+ Review current code base - android client and php server side
+ goal is to find a way to use bluetooth pairing/connection capability to detect other phones within range
without constant need of re-paring or interruption

Proposals from different countries are OK, but please be able to communicate in English efficiently.

  • Type of employment: I am not sure
  • API Integration Required: Other
  • Project Stage: Fully Specified
  • Devices: Android
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