Windows 10 adds support for a wide range of health and lifestyle related sensors and capabilities, reveals the WinHec official presentations. There is even demo of newly added capability of “activity detection” in Windows 10 for Phones screenshots.
- Barometer (new)
- Proximity (Human presence)
- Long range (new)
- Custom sensors (new)
- Environmental (Temperature, Humidity, CO2, UV, etc.)
- Biometric (Heart rate, Gas)
- Activity tracking/detection (new)
- (walking, running, etc.)
- Altimeter (new)
- Pedometer (new)
Activity detection enables identification of the physical activity or state like running, walking, Bicycle and even in vehicle. Check the below screenshots. It target all cases how device may be held e.g. Shirt Pocket, Pant Pocket, Hand, Bag, Purse, Jacket Pocket, Holster, Backpack.