Chapter     8

Location, Map, and Sensors

If you have seen the Glass introduction videos by Google, you may have noticed that many use cases of Glass are for outdoor activities. So naturally, location and map services on Glass would be commonly desired. Furthermore, as a wearable device powered by Android, Glass is expected to support a variety of sensors for apps to get interesting data and better interact with the world around us. How to use the GDK to develop location, map, and sensor-aware apps is the topic of this chapter.

The solutions, sample code, and discussions covered in this chapter include the following:

  • How to get your current location based on GPS provider and network provider (and when to use which provider)
  • How to show the address ...

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