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Sensor Simulator for simulating sensor data in real time.
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Rewrite simulator user classes to use reflection.

There are two primary improvements this patch makes to
the SensorSimulator hardware "replacement" classes:

* It uses Java reflection to use native objects from
  android.hardware.*, eliminating the need to duplicate
  those objects (poorly) and degrade runtime performance.

* It fixes a bug due to use of shared state in the Sensor
  object in order to pass around configuration state.

This probably breaks existing sample code and the settings application,
but you can use older versions of that code transparently with

Signed-off-by: Edward Z. Yang <>
latest commit ce1fc5e749
@ezyang authored


 * Port of OpenIntents simulator to Android 2.1, extension to multi         *
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SensorSimulator lets you simulate sensor events from 
accelerometer, compass, orientation, and temperature sensors.
It transmits the simulated sensor data to an Android emulator.



1) Launch bin/SensorSimulator.jar

2) Install bin/SensorSimulatorSettings.apk on your Android

3) Connect from your Android emulator to the SensorSimulator
   by entering the IP address that is shown in the
   SensorSimulator (if there are several possibilities,
   try which works)

4) These IP settings are stored on your device.

5) Build one of the sample applications, for example
   samples/SensorDemo in Eclipse. Further instructions can be
   found in the source code.

6) To include the sensor simulator in your existing application
   include the lib/sensorsimulator-lib.jar and follow the
   instructions that can be found in the samples source codes.


Directory structure:

- bin (*): contains the executables SensorSimulator.jar
           and SensorSimulatorSettings.apk
- lib (*): contains the library sensorsimulator-lib.jar
- release: contains the build script to assemble the release
- samples: contains examples how to include the sensor simulator
           in your Android applications.
- SensorSimulator: contains the source code for the
            sensor simulator.
- SensorSimulatorSettings: contains the source code for
            sensor simulator settings.

(*) The directories "bin" and "lib" are only available in the
    downloadable release zip file.
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