Thursday, February 11, 2016

Sensor Plots App - How to Use it

Sensor Plots app is data acquisition apps to capture accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer sensors. The data acquisition method is similar for all the sensors. You can download the app from  Apple Appstore.

App Main Screen

The app is very simple and easy to use. Select the sensor whose data you want to acquire.  And then select the action you would to do.

You can select the sensor whose data you want to acquire from the bottom of the screen.


Once you select a particular sensor you can select different options for that specific sensor. The options available from left to right are shown below:

  1. Email: This options will create a attachment in .csv format and open your email app. So you can email the data to your email address.
  2. Trash: This options will delete the temporary .csv file and test data saved in persistent device storage. 
  3. Go/Stop: This toggle option starts and stops the data acquisition task.
  4. Setup: Configure the sample rate for the sensor. The value is from 1 to 100 Hz or samples per second. 

Walkthrough of the App

Here is walkthrough of the app.

I hope you enjoy the app. Please share your findings and contribute to the global knowledge. Thank you.

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