Data transfer between iOS and Android devices using Wi-Fi
07 Feb 2014

Transferring photo and video files between mobile devices is one of the most common everyday tasks performed by smart phone users. In one of our recent projects we had a task to define and implement the most efficient way for data transfer between the two most popular platforms: iOS and Android.   The biggest challenge we faced when working on the project was that the file transfer speed was very slow (~0.16 Mbit/s) when using Bluetooth, which had to do with Bluetooth hardware specification. It was not as important for transferring 2 bytes of data, but for a 3-4 MB image file transfer, which took up to 3 minutes, it was quite critical. T...