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Basic Sensors in iOS

Programming the Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and More

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Modern mobile platforms, such as Apple’s iPhone and iPad, come with a growing range of sensors; GPS, accelerometers, magnetometers and gyroscopes. This book guides you through how to make use of these sensors, giving you the necessary tools and experience to develop applications that makes best use of the hardware.


On Aug 20 David Witherspoon wrote: Must read introduction to working with sensors in iOS
Basic Sensors in iOS provides an introduction to interacting with the many hardware components included in the latest generation of iPhone and iPad. Alasdair covers how to develop applications that can interact with the video, audio, accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope. He provides detailed examples on how to interact with the API in order to get access to all of the motion information being provided by the hardware. The information provided in this book will allow anyone to enhance their existing applications or to inspire the development of new motion controlled applications. I would recommend this book to anyone starting in developing applications that want user interaction through the movement of the device. Being able to take advantage of capturing motion information opens up the doors for what type of applications that you can create and the type of user experience that can be provided within your application. Full Review  >

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