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  • Blog Post: Introducing Location in .NET 4.0

    The .NET Framework 4.0 RC, which is integrated with Visual Studio 2010 , is now available for download . This release of the .NET Framework 4 provides a managed location API in the System.Device.Location namespace that allow .NET developers to access location data from the Windows 7 Sensors & Location...
  • Blog Post: The Sensor and Location Drill Down – Part 3: The Location API

    Over the last few weeks we have been providing an introduction to the Sensor and Location Platform by examining each component in the platform in greater detail. We started first with an overview of the Sensor and Location Platform . This was followed up with a drill down in the Sensor DDI or Device...
  • Blog Post: The Sensor and Location Platform Drill Down – Part 1 : The Sensor DDI

    Welcome back and Happy New Year! As we resume our blog in the new year, we begin by doing a series of what we call drill-down posts, where we look at a particular part of the Sensor & Location Platform and do a deep dive into its various components and piece through its technical aspects. We begin...
  • Blog Post: Sensor & Location Platform – The 50,000-Foot View

    The Sensor & Location platform for Windows 7 is essentially a set of COM APIs designed to interact with a variety of sensor devices in a standard manner. Rather than explain it in words, here is a neat picture that shows the 50,000-Foot view of the platform components: As you can see, there are two...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the Sensor & Location Platform Team Blog

    Welcome to the Sensor and Location Platform Team Blog. We’re the ones who brought this new platform to Windows 7. Our goal in this blog is to add another dimension to the wealth of information that is already out there regarding the platform. What is the Sensor and Location Platform? The Sensor...
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