PDC 2008

Windows 7: The Sensor and Location Platform: Building Context-Aware Applications

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Windows 7 introduces a platform for using sensor devices, such as light sensors or GPS sensors, to create environmental or location awareness in programs. In this session, you will learn how to use sensors to make your programs more functional, easier to use, and more aware of the surrounding environment.
  • Dan Polivy
    Dan Polivy is a lead program manager in the PC|3 Division at Microsoft, where he is responsible for the Windows SideShow platform and other new features for Windows 7. Previously, he was a developer working on the design and implementation of Windows SideShow. He has been at Microsoft for over six years, and started as a member of the Tablet PC team. Dan graduated from Brown University with a degree in Computer Science, and currently resides in Seattle, Washington with his wife.

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    The Discussion

    • hwah
      Is there anywhere I can download the SensorKitDriverInstaller.exe?  I have the sensor board from PDC but I lost the CD... Sad

      Thank you if anyone can help me out! 
    • dpolivy
      Hello,

      We are working to make the contents of the CD available online, but as of right now they are not available.  Is it possible for you to reach out to a friend or colleague who also might have gotten a kit to get the CD contents?  If you're not able to find it, please shoot us an email at sensext _at_ microsoft.com and we'll see what we can do.

      Thanks!
    • karthik s

      I like to get a Virtual GPS were do i get it...

    • Bugslayer

      Please add 'Sensor and Location Platform' tag to this.

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