Sensor Gestures C++ Overview

Using QtSensorGestures

With the Sensor Gestures classes, you are able to easily utilize device gesturing using sensors, such as the accelerometer and proximity.

A list of currently supported sensor gestures and their descriptions can be found here: Qt Sensor Gestures

Using QtSensorGestures is easy. There are two main classes you will need to use:

  // Create a QSensorGestureManager
      QSensorGestureManager gestureManager;

  // Get a list of known recognizers
      QStringList recognizersList = gestureManager.gestureIds();

  // Create a QSensorGeture object for each of those gesture recognizers
          QSensorGesture *gesture = new QSensorGesture( gestureManager.gestureIds(), this);
  // Connect the known signals up.
          connect(gesture, SIGNAL(detected(QString)), this, SLOT(gestureDetected(QString)));

More information about the sensor gesture recognizers can be found in QtSensorGestures Plugins.

Main Classes

The primary classes that make up the QtSensorGestures API:


Represents one or more sensor gesture recognizers


Manages sensor gestures, registers and creates sensor gesture plugins

The primary classes that make up the QtSensorGesturesRecognizers API:


The pure virtual interface to sensor gesture plugins


The base class for a sensor gesture recognizer

Details of the QSensorGesturePlugins available

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