Chapter 6

Software, firmware, and drivers


This chapter provides information on the fundamentals of the Windows and Android sensor stack along with sensor hub firmware architecture


Windows sensor software stack; Windows sensor software stack; virtual sensors; sensor hub firmware; context-aware framework; power-saving firmware architecture

Information in This Chapter

• Windows Sensor Software Stack

• Android Sensor Software Stack

• Sensor Hub Firmware Architecture

Introduction to Software Components

Today’s mobile devices have sensors, sensing components, or sensor hubs that can use continuous sensing, including context-aware sensing, to add intelligence to the devices and deliver a unique user experience. Such user experience depends on ...

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