"Bluetooth/Android" Platform Improvements

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Job Description

Existing Android App - needs debugging of Bluetooth Features. App works with a server side component in PHP.

Android App has 2 'feature sets' of bluetooth that are not working correctly (or need improvement)

1. Audio.
App was designed to automatically play its audio output to a bluetooth headset, earpeice or other similar device without user intervention. When the app is running (resident) it seems to interfere with the phone dialer audio.

2. Bluetooth ID detection + connection
We need a reliable method of detecting nearby bluetooth devices - specifically other phones, using the phone's broadcasted bluetooth ID. ie the bluetooth id that is 'broadcast' to nearby devices.

+ we need a method of doing this without intervention by either user.
+ we need a method that avoids requiring phones to be frequently forced into pairing mode.

Freelancer will need access and knowledge of
+ Android App development and device hardware.
+ Server-side PHP
+ Freelancer will need expertise in Android App developer, Android APS (4.0 and greater) and will need access to at least 2 Android 4.x/Bluetooth capable phones, and one bluetooth earpiece or headset.

Freelancer will
+ Review current code base - android client and php server side
+ goal is to find a way to use bluetooth pairing/connection capability to detect other phones within range
without constant need of re-paring or interruption

Proposals from different countries are OK, but please be able to communicate in English efficiently.