Dr. Zafar Shahid is an accomplished Multimedia Engineer with over 15 years of experience in real-time systems, multimedia stacks, applications and team- management. with ever increasing responsibilities in embedded, and desktop systems on Windows and Linux platforms. His experience spans big companies as Technicolor & Nvidia, and several start-ups. He has shipped several products successfully over the last decade. On the other hand, he has authored devised several algorithms which solved the problems on real-time protection for content storage and distribution. He has 3 books and over 40 internal publications and patents. He has extensively talked at international schools, conferences and technical workshops in morethan 10 countries.
This is first talk in a 3-talk track on Android Device Drivers.
Android is a Linux-based architecture. In addition to the original Linux driver, Android need other additional device driver, like Android Logger, Binder, Low Memory killer, Power Management for android(wakelock), ASHMEM, etc out of which ashmem ,logger and binder are all character device drivers.
How about understanding one such driver and implementing our own driver ??