The Qt Sensors module provides access to sensor hardware via QML and C++ interfaces.
Currently, the API is supported on Android, iOS, and Windows (MSVC).
Using the Module
The QML types of the module are available through the
QtSensors import. To use the types, add the following import statement to your .qml file:
Using a Qt module's C++ API requires linking against the module library, either directly or through other dependencies. Several build tools have dedicated support for this, including CMake and qmake.
Building with CMake
find_package() command to locate the needed module component in the
find_package(Qt6 REQUIRED COMPONENTS Sensors) target_link_libraries(mytarget PRIVATE Qt6::Sensors)
For more details, see the Build with CMake overview.
Building with qmake
To configure the module for building with qmake, add the module as a value of the
QT variable in the project's .pro file:
QT += sensors
Articles and Guides
- Qt Sensors C++ Overview
- Generic Backend
- Qt Sensors Backend
- Compatibility Map
- How to create your own Sensor
Changes to Qt Sensors lists important changes in the module API and functionality that were made for the Qt 6 series of Qt.
The Qt Sensors module is available under commercial licenses from The Qt Company. In addition, it is available under free software licenses: The GNU Lesser General Public License, version 3, or the GNU General Public License, version 2. See Qt Licensing for further details.
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