BACKGROUND AGENTS & REMINDERS Playing music in the background, and setting a reminder for your user. Demo
Sensors & Location
Detects the force of gravity, as well as any forces resulting from the movement of the device.
-Z +X +Z -Y PEOPLE
Determines the rotational velocity of the device on all three axes.
Determines the device’s rotation relative to the Earth’s magnetic north pole.
Can also detect magnetic forcesaround the device.
Combines the data from Compass, Gyroscope, and Accelerometer.
Handles data like yaw, pitch, roll.
Ideal for augmented reality applications.
Location: Sources of Location GPS + Accuracy - Power - Speed - Indoors - Accuracy + Power + Speed - Wilderness WiFi Location services +/- Accuracy +/- Power +/- Speed +/- Urban areas Cell towers 22
New Emulator Tools
Gyroscope & Compass are not yet supported by the emulator.
Accelerometer Tool PEOPLE
Location Tool PEOPLE
SENSORS & LOCATION A look at the raw sensor data, and simple augmented reality. Demo
You now have direct access to the camera, including real-time access to raw frames
Enables augmented reality
You also have access to the flash and focus in your applications.
CAMERA Camera events and changing the raw image to grayscale. Demo
Live Tiles & Push Notification
Used to require push notifications to update
Secondary tiles can be created
Deep linking is easy
LIVE TILES Adding secondary tiles with deep linking Demo
Push Notifications Server-initiated communication Enables key background scenarios Preserves battery life and user experience
Notification Types 15 14 New photos online! Seattle, WA: Sunny and 85 degrees 34
Push Notifications: Data Flow Tile Push client Toast Open push channel Return URI Data to App Data to toast Data to tile App Send URI to server Send push data to client Your service Push service Send push data to URI Event 35
PUSH NOTIFICATIONS Subscribing to and receiving push notifications DEMO
Silverlight & XNA - Together
Fully Integrated Silverlight controls in an XNA game XNA models in a Silverlight app Solves the trouble with UI in XNA
SILVERLIGHT & XNA Using Silverlight UI with XNA models DEMO
Putting Apps In Their Place Extends the search experience Launches the user directly into your app Deep linking makes it seamless
SEARCH EXTRAS Getting our app in the search results DEMO