Altimeter Altimeter Altimeter Altimeter Altimeter Class


Provides an interface for an altimetric sensor to measure the relative altitude.

For an example implementation, see the altimeter sample.

public : sealed class Altimeter
struct winrt::Windows::Devices::Sensors::Altimeter
public sealed class Altimeter
Public NotInheritable Class Altimeter
// This class does not provide a public constructor.

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1709 16299 MaxBatchSize
1709 16299 ReportLatency


DeviceId DeviceId DeviceId DeviceId DeviceId

Gets the device identifier.

MaxBatchSize MaxBatchSize MaxBatchSize MaxBatchSize MaxBatchSize

Gets the maximum number of events that can be batched by the sensor.

MinimumReportInterval MinimumReportInterval MinimumReportInterval MinimumReportInterval MinimumReportInterval

The smallest report interval that is supported by this altimeter sensor.

ReportInterval ReportInterval ReportInterval ReportInterval ReportInterval

Gets or sets the current report interval for the altimeter.

ReportLatency ReportLatency ReportLatency ReportLatency ReportLatency

Gets or sets the delay between batches of sensor information.


GetCurrentReading() GetCurrentReading() GetCurrentReading() GetCurrentReading() GetCurrentReading()

Gets the current reading for the altimeter.

GetDefault() GetDefault() GetDefault() GetDefault() GetDefault()

Returns the default altimeter sensor.


ReadingChanged ReadingChanged ReadingChanged ReadingChanged ReadingChanged

Occurs each time the altimeter sensor reports a new value.

See also