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Kevin Babcock

Kevin Babcock is an Android engineer by trade, with extensive experience developing Bluetooth LE connected devices, their protocols, and end-to-end technology stacks. At Uber, he leads engineering for Uber beacon and sees a future where Uber has the most impactful IoT network in the world.

Engineering Blog Articles

RxCentral: Uber’s Open Source Library for Seamless Bluetooth Integrations


At Uber, we innovate through products that connect users to both the digital and physical worlds, making services such as transportation and food delivery as easy as possible. An increasing number of these products share a common need: to discover,

Engineering Uber Beacon: Matching Riders and Drivers in 24-bit RGB Colors


This article is the seventh in a series covering how Uber’s mobile engineering team developed the newest version of our driver app, codenamed Carbon, a core component of our ridesharing business. Among other new features, the app lets our population