Preface

Welcome to Android Sensor Programming By Example. This book will provide you the skills required to use sensors in your Android applications. It will walk you through all the fundamentals of sensors and will provide a thorough understanding of the Android Sensor Framework. This book will cover a wide variety of sensors available on the Android Platform. You will learn how to write code for the infrastructure (service, threads, database) required to process high volumes of sensor data. This book will also teach you how to connect and use sensors in external devices (such as Android Wear) from the Android app using the Google Fit platform.

You will learn from many real-world sensor-based applications such, as the Pedometer app to detect daily ...

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