Windows 7 – Sexy, Sensitive and Heading Your Way

The Windows 7 Sensor and Location API There are some very intriguing new API’s in Windows 7 such as Touch, Jump Lists, Taskbar and the subject of this article, Sensors and Location. Windows 7 includes native support for sensors, devices that measure physical phenomena such as ambient light, temperature, position, speed or location. Today, software…

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Windows 7 Sensor and Location API – A Sample Application

In order to learn about sensor development, I decided to do a take on the Sensor Diagnostic Tool application. My application called Sensor Starter is a WPF application that leverages the Sensor Wrapper Library to program to the Sensor API. The User Interface displays the enumerated sensors in a tree control, displays sensor properties and…

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Windows 7 Sensor and Location API – The API Details

Windows 7 provides a Win32 COM API for working with sensors. There are 3 COM Interfaces: ISensorManager – Sensor enumeration, attachment event, request permissions ISensor – Get and set properties, get report, events (new report, detachment, state change, custom) and more ISensorDataReport – Get sensor data report data fields   Sensor COM Interfaces   To…

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Windows 7 Sensor and Location API – Getting Started

To get started working with the Sensor and Location API, you may want to purchase an inexpensive sensor board from Freescale called the Flexis JM Badge Board. For location you may want to purchase Streets and Trips (GPS) 2009 which includes a USB GPS device. These devices along with Visual Studio 2008 SP1 running on…

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