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Ambient Temperature Sensor Extension

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March 15th, 2019: Initial version.

Note: This extension has been deprecated. Please use the built-in thermometer sensor from the sensor drawer..


Ambient Temperature Sensor component.
Minimum Android version to be able to use that sensor is Android 4 (API Level 14).
Required permissions: none
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Returns whether sensor is available.

Returns whether sensor is enabled.

Specifies whether sensor is enabled.

Returns the temperature in Celsius. To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.


Event indicating that a sensor change occurred.

Example App: Temperature

Obviously the example app will only work for devices, which offer an ambient temperature sensor.


Tested successfully on Samsung Galaxy S4.

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