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