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BMX280 driver for Android Things

This driver supports Bosch BMP280 and BME280 environmental sensors.

NOTE: these drivers are not production-ready. They are offered as sample implementations of Android Things user space drivers for common peripherals as part of the Developer Preview release. There is no guarantee of correctness, completeness or robustness.

How to use the driver

Gradle dependency

To use the bmx280 driver, simply add the line below to your project's build.gradle, where <version> matches the last version of the driver available on jcenter.

dependencies {
    compile '<version>'

Sample usage


// Access the environmental sensor:

Bmx280 mBmx280;

try {
    mBmx280 = new Bmx280(i2cBusName);
    // Configure driver settings according to your use case
    // Ensure the driver is powered and not sleeping before trying to read from it
} catch (IOException e) {
    // couldn't configure the device...

// Read the current temperature:

try {
    float temperature = mBmx280.readTemperature();
} catch (IOException e) {
    // error reading temperature

// Close the environmental sensor when finished:

try {
    // If nothing else needs to read sensor values, consider calling setMode(Bmx280.MODE_SLEEP)
} catch (IOException e) {
    // error closing sensor

If you need to read sensor values continuously, you can register the Bmx280 with the system and listen for sensor values using the Sensor APIs:

SensorManager mSensorManager = getSystemService(Context.SENSOR_SERVICE);
SensorEventListener mListener = ...;
Bmx280SensorDriver mSensorDriver;

mSensorManager.registerDynamicSensorCallback(new SensorManager.DynamicSensorCallback() {
    public void onDynamicSensorConnected(Sensor sensor) {
        if (sensor.getType() == Sensor.TYPE_AMBIENT_TEMPERATURE) {
            mSensorManager.registerListener(mListener, sensor,

try {
    mSensorDriver = new Bmx280SensorDriver(i2cBusName);
} catch (IOException e) {
    // Error configuring sensor

// Unregister and close the driver when finished:

try {
} catch (IOException e) {
    // error closing sensor


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