What’s New in the Google Cast SDK

GDG Silicon Valley
Wed, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event


6:00-7:00: Socializing (Thanks Google for food and drinks!)
7:00--7:10: Announcements
7:10--7:20: Lightning Talk Andy Nilson
7:20-8:10: What’s New in the Google Cast SDK - Gina Yeh and Kevin Nilson
8:10-8:30: Q&A

What’s New in the Google Cast SDK
Each day, millions of users press the Cast button to launch entertainment on Cast enabled devices. Learn new capabilities and features for live and ad supported content to help you easily deliver a great experience for your users with the latest version of the SDK. This session will also cover an exciting new feature that helps your users discover and browse your content on Smart Displays..

Gina is the Team lead for the Google Cast Technical Solutions Engineering team. Prior to her current work, she was immersed in web technology, driving web API design and implementation at Mozilla and streamlining data processing for search engine at Yahoo. Gina earned her master's degree in Computer Science from National Taiwan University and a bachelor's degree from National Chiao-Tung University.

Kevin is the Head of Google Home and Nest Technical Solutions Engineering. Kevin is a Java Champion and four time JavaOne Rock Star. Kevin has spoken at conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx, O’Reilly Fluent, NFJS SpringOne, JAX, Silicon Valley Code Camp, HTML5DevConf, On Android and AjaxWorld. Kevin is the co-author of Web 2.0 Fundamentals. In the past Kevin was an adjunct professor at the College of San Mateo. Kevin holds a MS and BS in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University. Kevin is the leader of the Silicon Valley Java User Group, Silicon Valley Google Developer Group, Silicon Valley JavaScript Meetup and Devoxx4Kids Bay Area.