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Sensors on Android
Submitted by Chinmay V S (@thecodeartist) on Friday, 23 September 2011
Section: Workshop: Android developer 101 Technical level: Intermediate Session type: Lecture
Understanding Sensor-Framework on Android:
What Android provides... What users demand...
...& how to write your app to get the most out of it!
A brief introduction to Sensor-Framework on Android:
Introduction to sensor hardware.
(Accelerometer, Gyroscope, compass, temperature, barometer, light/proximity sensor)
Control & Data-flow from the h/w <--> Kernel <--> Userspace.
Harness the power of sensors in your Android-application.
Provide uniform UX across multiple devices when developing sensor-based Apps.
Implement Sensor-fusion in your Android-app.
Reduce power consumption of sensors h/w.