Building your own Windows 7 sensors

Windows 7 has built in sensor and location platform, the key feature of this’s any sensor devices connected to it become operating system level resources which any number of applications can utilise data. Until now, sensor devices (like GPS) were ‘owned’ by first app to grab them, and prevented any other app from accessing the […]

Windows 7 has built in sensor and location platform, the key feature of this’s any sensor devices connected to it become operating system level resources which any number of applications can utilise data. Until now, sensor devices (like GPS) were ‘owned’ by first app to grab them, and prevented any other app from accessing the device while running. That has all changed in Windows 7, but we’re still waiting for sensor manufactures to update their drivers to fit with new world of Windows 7. So while they ponder, lets get on and do some cool stuff ourselves!

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