Department

Computer Engineering Department

Degree Name

BS in Computer Engineering

Date

4-2012

Advisor(s)

Chris Lupo

Abstract/Summary

As more users favor smartphones over computers for simple tasks, small businesses are constantly exploring mobile options to present to their customers. This write-up documents an Android application designed for a small company, which allows users to send pictures of checks to the company’s servers for processing. The picture is taken with the devices built-in camera and is converted to Google’s new image format, WebP. The company’s server processes the check and returns the check’s MICR code as a response. This application leverages the Android NDK and JNI to use Google’s open source image conversion libraries as well as socket programming to communicate with the company’s server.

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