Paypal/Braintree Internet of Things (GeekOut) Workshop

  • 2 hour tutorial or workshop

In this session we will look at various IoT hardware from Arduino to Rasberry Pi and ways that they can be used to integrate into the payments space to create new ways for business, users and developers to use open source hardware to create new opportunities. No matter what level of developer you are this will cover the most basic ways to use different aspects of the hardware to the more advanced user cases.


Steven Cooper is responsible for working with the strong developer community across Asia-Pacific to develop and nurture the healthy start-up culture that continues to flourish across the region.

After 20 years in the industry Steven has worked as a senior developer for a host of start-ups and as a developer analyst for over 10 years with Sensis. Before joining PayPal he configured and spec’d mass production technology hardware for the likes of Virgin, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Visa, St. George and Westpac.

In his current role Steven hopes to align businesses with the most appropriate PayPal solutions - products that deliver efficiency, flexibility and enable scalability.

The OSDC 2014 team is dedicated to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming conference environment for everyone. We have a code of conduct to clearly outline our expectations. Our goal is to create a safe and harassment-free conference experience for all involved, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, religion, preferred operating system, programming language or text editor.