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Android Apps Development for Wearable Devices

This course will show you how to configure the Android SDK for Android Wear development, and connect to virtual and physical devices for testing. And because Android watches are always paired with a phone or tablet, the trainer will show you how to send notifications between paired devices, using display buttons and voice input to enhance the messages.

Course Highlights

  • Setting the SDK and devices for app development and testing
  • Sending notifications to Android Wear devices
  • Adding action buttons and voice input to notifications
  • Stacking notifications
  • Creating a new wearable app
  • Managing layouts for different watch shapes
  • Sending messages between phones and Android Wear devices
  • Packaging an Android Wear app for distribution


All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tertiary Courses after achieved at least 75% attendance.

Funding and Grant Applications

Click the links below to apply. Note that you need to register the course first.

For Singaporeans: SkillsFuture Credit

For Company: SSG Training Grant

Course Code: CRS-N-0047078

Course Booking

$298.00 (GST-exclusive)

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Course Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

Course Details

Module 1. Getting Started

  • Configuring the Android SDK for wearable development
  • Creating an Android Wear virtual device for testing
  • Pairing a physical phone to a virtual watch
  • Connecting a physical watch with USB debugging
  • Connecting a physical watch with Bluetooth debugging

Module 2. Sending Notifications to Wearable Devices

  • Sending notifications from handheld apps
  • How the launcher icon affects notifications
  • Using built-in notification styles
  • Adding wearable features to a notification
  • Displaying action buttons in a notification
  • Adding pages to a notification
  • Stacking notifications
  • Receiving voice input in a notification

Module 3. Creating Wearable Apps

  • Creating a wearable app
  • Managing layouts for multiple watch shapes
  • Exploring user interface recommendations for wearable apps
  • Displaying cards with CardFragment
  • Displaying an action button with ActionPage
  • Asking for confirmations
  • Creating "always on" activities
  • Accepting voice input in a wearable app

Module 4. Communicating between Devices

  • Connecting the devices with GoogleApiClient
  • Sending a message from the watch
  • Receiving a message on the phone

Course Admin


Participants should have basic knowledge of Android apps development and Java programming

Who Should Attend

  • Mobile Developers
  • Android Developers


Android TrainerRamesh has over 8 Years of real time experience in Android / iOS application development using Eclipse, Android Studio and XCode. Over 10 years of experience in teaching Java, Android and High School Mathematics. He has worked on Messaging apps, Location based apps, Banking and Fire domains. Ramesh has done his Masters degree from Osmania University, India. Currently based in Singapore.

He is proficient in :

  • Android Application Development
  • iOS application development.
  • Google Analytics
  • Google AdMob.
  • A-B Testing
  • Automation Testing using Robotium.

Android  TrainerJun Xiang graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from NTU. Over the past 5 years, he has developed workshops teaching both web and mobile frameworks.

During his university days, he embarked on a year-long overseas internship in Silicon Valley at Townsquared, a startup that raised $16m in venture capital, as a full stack developer working on both the frontend and backend technologies. Back in Singapore, he built a Telegram bot & cross-platform mobile application which is currently used by over 5,000 NTU students combined. Before university, he worked as a freelancer helping local SMEs develop e-commerce & customer management systems.

Android TrainerAngel Koh has over 15 years experience with the maritime and defence industry building information systems for full scale development programs; working with a myriad of programming and computing languages and tools, ranging from programming languages like C# and Java to computing languages like Octave and ArcGis. His specialization is in the field of data fusion and mapping. He is always passionate to adopt new technologies and skills to add to his repertoire of computer knowledge.

In his free time, he likes to tinker with his RigidBot 3D printer, building simple household objects with Adobe 123D Design and OpenSCAD.

Android TrainerSaran has over 5 years of experience in android development. He has been developing mobile applications in banking and financial domains since he graduated from Nanyang Technological University with bachelors in Computer Engineering. He is experienced in developing native android applications as well as Cordova based hybrid applications using HTML, CSS and Angular. Saran closely follows latest trends in mobile app development and make use of them to create secure, scalable and testable applications. He is proficient in android frameworks such as Architecture components, Android data binding, Dagger, RxJava, Retrofit, Espresso.

Android TrainerWee Chee Hong is a veteran consultant in the field of Engineering Design. He has over 20 years experience in electronics/ IT industry with several MNCs including Compaq, Adaptec, Agilent, etc., with specialization in Automation System Design (drilling/ milling machine, 3D machine automation, machine data collection, test & measurement electronics design), Motion control design & applications. With wide technical skill set in development language/ tools .Net, Java, PowerBuilder to C++/ C/C#, he has also strong knowledge in development of firmware for microcontroller such as PIC, ARM and others.

Chee Hong graduated with a B.Eng degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering and holds a Master Degree of Technology from NUS.

Android TrainerSia King Shyan has over 19 years of industrial experience in IT project management, system development, support and administration. His last job as a project manager with Maybank required him to often interact with branch staff across the country by providing support and training to them. When he was an assistant vice president with DBS, he managed and implemented virtual infrastructure related projects, covering platforms like VMWare and AIX PowerVM. When he was a senior manager with the Republic Polytechnic, he oversaw the project management for the Corporate and Governance services, and started up and managed a support team taking care of general application support, MSSQL databases, SharePoint and system deployment.

King Shyan specializes in designing and developing Web and Client/Sever applications and has vast experience in system development and migration. His main technical skill set includes development language/tools like .Net, Java, PowerBuilder to C++/ C and the platforms diverged from UNIX, VAX/VMS to Windows servers. In addition, he has very strong knowledge on almost all database engines, for instance, MSSQL, DB2, Sybase and Oracle. He can adapt to a new environment easily and has served in different industries like Education, Banking, Marine and Human Resource. He is able to maintain good interpersonal relationship so as to be a good team leader/player, as well as capable of working independently.

Android TrainerCurrently Don Ho Jun Le is an undergraduate pursuing a degree in computer science from Nanyang Technological University(NTU). During my free time I like to do sports, play music and innovateon technological solutions and develop them. My experience comprises of android application development, webpage development, touchscreen application development as well a couple of small scale java and python projects. The most recent addition would be the use of unity3D along side image recognition technology to produce an Augmented Reality Android Application. Outside of the scope of IT, I had also conducted trainings for LEGO mindstorm/ LEGO WeDo robotics, was a teacher assistant as well as a logistic assistant. Hope to have an enjoyable and enriching course session with you.

Andoird TrainerAriff is a recent Graduate from Murdoch University in BSc in Business Information System and Management (Double Major). He is a MOE Registered Instructor teaching in most of the Information Technology and Multimedia aspects such as Web programmer, Mobile App Developer, Video director and editor, and game development and design (PC and Mobile). Besides Information Technology and Multimedia, he is also giving entrepreneurship, leadership workshops and motivation speech training.

He has a strong passion in IT and gaming design been since 2005. He is currently doing games design for his own project and continues to teach and share his knowledge. He still hungers for new skills to keep himself up to date as technology continues to change.

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