Droidcon India

Droidcon's first Indian edition

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

Abstract

Understanding Sensor-Framework on Android:

What Android provides... What users demand...

...& how to write your app to get the most out of it!

Outline

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.

How-To:

  • 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.

Speaker bio

2600Hertz.wordpress.com/about

Links

Slides

http://thecodeartist.blogspot.com/2011/11/sensors-on-android-droidcon2011.html

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