1Sheeld Android SDK is out!

We are happy to announce the release of our newly 1Sheeld Android SDK.

The SDK will allow you to build native java Android apps that interact with 1Sheeld boards directly without the need of our official app.

The SDK make it easy for you to:

  • Scan for 1Sheelds.
  • Connect to multiple 1Sheelds at once. (Up to seven devices)
  • Send, receive and broadcast raw data and frames.

In Addition to:

  • Automatic connection retry in case of connection failure with 3 different approaches.
  • Query Arduino library and firmware versions.
  • Knowing if the received frame is one of the known shields frames.
  • Control digital pins status and read their values.
  • Send and receive raw bytes.
  • Mute and Unmute communication with 1Sheeld.
  • Broadcast frames of raw data to multiple devices at once.
  • Queue frames in case Arduino is in a callback.

We added a sample app that can connect up to 7 1Sheeld boards at once and communicate between them.

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Use it to test, play, and know your way around the SDK.


Make sure JCenter is added to your build file’s list of repositories.

to use the JCenter Repository

or replace 1.0.0 with the version you wish to use.

Then initialize the SDK in the onCreate() method of your application class or main activity.


And as we always do, the SDK is fully open source! see the code yourself on Github.
Don’t forget to check the SDK documentation.

We can’t wait to see what you build using this, feel free to drop us an email or post on our forums.

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