Voice Service at Matchbox
We write software that goes in front of millions of people every day. User experience is critical to the success of any system, and even more so with voice...
Xamarin.Forms Swipecard Tutorial
We often need to create an app that will run on multiple platforms, and Xamarin.Forms is a great tool to use to do this.
An attic full of games and a problem solved
I love to collect old video games and consoles. Due to constantly adding to this mass of games I am unable to play, (because I no longer have anywhere to...
How to Create a UWP Application with Bluetooth Developer Studio
In this post I will show you how you can use those tools to create a heart rate monitoring application within minutes.
Bluetooth Developer Studio Plugin Development
My mission was to write a code plugin for Bluetooth ® Developer Studio (BDS). My new plugin would generate client code for a UWP (Universal Windows...
Can Philips Hue join AllJoyn?
What do you do when handed the task to come up with a worthy demo, for the Internet of Things, which solves an existing problem? Hard choice, it’s like...
Band to the Future
An iconic day has recently passed us by, October 21 2015 – or #FutureDay as it’s become known on Twitter; the date in which Doc and Marty McFly travel...
Top 5 Technology Wonders you won’t see in 2015
The festive season is done, you have your new gadgets, and you’re reading about what new products will be coming in 2015 that will make your amazing...
The Latest Tech for You and Your Pet
This is a story about how the Internet of Things is impacting one of the most important things in our lives: our pets.
A quick OAuth example using Alexa to connect to Facebook
For anyone who is new to, or interested in OAuth and the Amazon Echo, this is a quick and easy to follow demonstration that will walk you through how to get...
While surfing the net for the latest micro controller news, I came across an article on the BBC about the new micro:bit; a small micro controller which will...
Bridging Bluetooth and the IoT
This is an adaptation of the Matchbox talk we gave at Bluetooth World 2016, Levi’s Stadium, California.
A Swift Adventure
I am a junior developer that has never coded an iOS app in my life. To help me improve this skill, I was given a week and a half to learn the basis of Swift...
An Introduction to Bluetooth Developer Studio
Bluetooth Developer Studio makes it easy to integrate Bluetooth technology into Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Our 30 minute webinar will provide an...
Amazon Echo Concepts
At Matchbox we love creating ideas and concepts, especially when the target of our imaginings is as charmingly sleek as the Amazon Echo.
Difference or Convergence?
From the joining of the carriage and its drive train, the audio player and its speakers, to the telephone and its dial-pad, the trend has been for us to...