Introducing Sensors

Like location-based Services, Android abstracts the sensor implementations of each device. The Sensor class is used to describe the properties of each hardware sensor, including its type, name, manufacturer, and details on its accuracy and range.

The Sensor class includes a set of constants used to describe what type of hardware sensor is being represented by a Sensor object. These constants take the form of Sensor.TYPE_<TYPE>. The following section describes each supported sensor-type, after which you'll learn how to find and use those sensors.

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