Web Directions Summit 2019

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Mandy Kerr

Fun with Sensors and Browser APIs for the web!

Mandy Kerr Front End Developer & Development Manager Seven West Media (WA)

Developments in Sensor & Browser Apis has opened up many opportunities for your website to react and respond based on the users device, environment or input. As of right now there are many great Sensor & Browser APIs that you can take advantage of including Light Sensors, Gyroscopes and Audio and because these APIs are all available in more devices than you would think they are more accessible than ever.

In this presentation we’ll look at some of my favourite features and examples, like how we can improve the visual representation of our conversational UIs using web audio and speech apis, or how we can change the user interface based on the ambient light detected in the users environment. We’ll explore the the possibilities, tools and resources so you can get started creating engaging and creative effects, visualisations and experiences in your projects tomorrow.

Mandy Kerr

Mandy is a community organiser, speaker, writer and developer currently working as a Development Manager at Seven West Media in Western Australia. Her passion is front end technology and loves to experiment with new and old technologies to see how we can push the boundaries of what is possible on the web.

She is an avid supporter of local communities, volunteering at events across Perth and Australia. Mandy is the Founder and Organiser of Fenders a local meetup for Front End Developers, and was previously the co-organiser and Director of Mixin Conf. In 2018 she was named one of the Top 20 Women in Tech in Western Australia.

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