[ ON AIR ] Firebase Study Jam - Firebase, 0G & IoT

GDG Nairobi
Wed, Apr 8, 2020, 5:30 PM (EAT)

About this event

Want to get started with IoT & Firebase?

Join us for our virtual Firebase Study Jam!

Together we'll learn how to integrate Sigfox Network with Firebase (http://tiny.cc/sigfoxfirebase) with our instructors Ngesa Marvin & Felix Omwansa.

Join the video meeting on GDG Nairobi Youtube Channel: https://youtu.be/JFaYOMA8TJ8

Zoom: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/857078211?pwd=ekNYaTNTOW1VUGZQVnp5b2NlbCtnQT09

Questions on Slido:


-Introduction to embedded systems
-I/O , Digital-Analog : ADC, DAC
-Hardware and firmware - interfaces and protocols
-Design process of an embedded system
-Sigfox Cloud
- Sending Data to Sigfox database using Cloud functions


Your own PC, Mac or Chromebook with a good internet connection to join Youtube to watch and discuss.

5:30 pm - Join group call and chat
5:45 pm - Intro and setup
6:00 pm - MakerLab: IoT 101 - Felix
7:00 pm - Codelab: IoT & Firebase - Ngesa
8:00 pm - Questions and Answers, attendee feedback form
8:30 pm - Wrap up


Ngesa Marvin

Ngesa Marvin is an Electrical Engineer, a Community Organizer, a Maker and an Educator. He has great passion for interfacing Connected Electronics with software & AI.

Felix Omwansa

Electronics Engineer serving as a Technical Solutions Specialist for high-impact applications across hardware and software.

Key Skills - designing and implementing a range of Embedded solutions for industrial and consumer applications, use-specifc designs complete with internet connectivity for remote/local data transmission

Twitter Handle - @ngesa254, @omwansa_


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