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Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach by Anwar Ludin

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Chapter     9

Sensors

Sensors enable your BlackBerry 10 device to collect information about the outside world and to react to physical events. With some imagination, you can use the sensors API to build highly immersive apps that respond to the device’s position, accelerations, and rotations. Gaming is an obvious area that benefits from using sensors, but the majority of apps have yet to tap into the potential of using sensors. There are really no limits to what you can achieve, and as mobile devices continue adding new types of sensors, the number of applications that use sensor data will experience exponential growth in the years to come.

Cascades leverages the Qt Mobility module for the sensors API (this is a good example of how BlackBerry ...

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