When we launched EventBoard for Android in the summer of 2016 with the goal of our customers not being limited to a single operating system. There are also individual wins available to each and we wanted to tap into those when possible. One of the major benefits only available to Android is the ability to push the latest version of the EventBoard app from within our web dashboard. You can do it for a single room or your entire organization without any additional software or need to walk around and touch each device. In order to achieve remote updating (and kiosk mode) we couldn't offer our production app directly in the Google Play Store. Until now. Working directly with the Android team, we’ve been able to simplify the setup process down to a few taps.
Previously, we required you to download a file from our site, plug the tablet into your computer, run a shell script, and execute several commands in the terminal to get the app on your device with the necessary functionality. You would go to the dashboard and enter the PIN to sync it to a specific room or space. It worked, but it had friction.
Now, it's a lot easier, with 6 simple steps:
A few additional notes: