Making Sense of Sensor Permissions

In this, my first Sensor and Location Team Blog post, I will discuss sensor permissions. I’ll cover: · Clearing up some confusion around sensors and devices · What are sensor permissions · What permissions permits · How the sensor platform uses permissions The players in this post are shown in the following diagram: A Point…

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The Sensor and Location Platform Drill Down – Part 1 : The Sensor DDI

Welcome back and Happy New Year! As we resume our blog in the new year, we begin by doing a series of what we call drill-down posts, where we look at a particular part of the Sensor & Location Platform and do a deep dive into its various components and piece through its technical aspects….

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Sensor & Location Platform – The 50,000-Foot View

The Sensor & Location platform for Windows 7 is essentially a set of COM APIs designed to interact with a variety of sensor devices in a standard manner. Rather than explain it in words, here is a neat picture that shows the 50,000-Foot view of the platform components: As you can see, there are two…

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