All Posts by Vineet Aggarwal

Vineet Aggarwal

Vineet Aggarwal

Sr. Technical Lead

Vineet Aggarwal is a Sr. Technical Lead at 3Pillar Global Labs, which is part of 3Pillar’s company strategy in the fields of big data analytics, mobility, and cloud-based applications. Vineet leads development and support for the popular open source tool SocialAuth–Android. He also leads our Android Competency Center in India and is responsible for mentoring Android Developers across the company to develop internal expertise. He has hands-on experience with various mobile platforms and keen interest in Android and iPhone. He loves designing new apps, learning upcoming technologies, and mentoring members of the Android community.

How to Create an Augmented Reality App

Augmented Reality (AR) is an innovative technology that lets you present an enhanced view of the real world around you. A good example would be displaying match scores embedded alongside the live football action from the ground.  The embedding is done via an augmented reality application which renders a live camera image and augments a… Read more »

Today Software Magazine: The Making of the Android App

As our colleagues in Romania documented in a previous blog post, the arrival of Today Software Magazine back in March 2012 infused life into the IT community in Romania. It provided voice to the many talented IT and software development professionals who were looking for a common platform to showcase their expertise, share best practices,… Read more »

Developing Second Screen Apps for Google TV part iii

While we extensively covered how to develop Android apps for Google TV in the second part of this blog series, this third and final post will discuss second screen apps for Google TV and how they can add more functionality to existing Google TV apps. The following images will clearly reflect how today’s user is… Read more »

Developing Apps for Google TV, Part II

In the previous blog post on Google TV, we introduced Smart TV platforms and discussed how Google TV is emerging as one of the best Smart TV available today. We also touched upon the different types of apps that can be developed specifically for Google TV. This second part will focus on development of Android… Read more »

Google TV 101 – An Introduction to App Development for Google TV

If TV shopping is on your agenda, chances are that you must have come across a plethora of ‘Smart TV’ advertisements being aggressively promoted by popular TV brands. This 3-part blog series will attempt to throw some light on this phenomenon especially the popular Google TV from a developer’s perspective. Let us scratch the surface… Read more »

Part 3: Using SocialAuth to Integrate Twitter API in Android

Twitter is a real-time information network used to share and view photos, videos and conversations.  A large chunk of its traffic comes from Twitter apps available on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.  Mobile app developers know the immense potential and popularity of Twitter and therefore often integrate it with a wide variety of… Read more »

Part 2: Using SocialAuth to Integrate LinkedIn API in Android

LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networking platforms available today. LinkedIn users can share status updates, respond to topics of interest, read the latest updates from contacts and companies, and participate in group discussions about topics that interest them. The popularity of social networking platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter means that mobile… Read more »

Part 1: Using SocialAuth to Integrate Facebook API in Android

The integration of mobile apps and social networking sites is becoming a norm today. Modern software development practices take into account the need to sync content with sites like Facebook due to their wide reach and popularity. This blog post is the first in a series of three that will explain how to integrate Facebook,… Read more »

Augmented Reality – Introduction and its Real World Uses

Augmented reality has been a hot topic in software development circles for a number of years, but it’s getting renewed focus and attention with the release of products like Google Glass. Augmented reality is a technology that works on computer vision based recognition algorithms to augment sound, video, graphics and other sensor based inputs on… Read more »