device hardware

  • phone
    • always-on data access
    • access to cloud services
  • bluetooth short-range data access
    • and wifi
    • and USB
  • contacts
  • clock and calendar
  • cameras
    • still and video
    • access to camera roll
    • facial recognition
  • gps location
    • altitude
    • compass
  • voice input
    • Siri, etc.
  • audio output
  • accelerometer
    • steps counted
    • motion
    • device orientation
  • access to other apps and their data
    • for example: wallet software
    • texting
    • access to browser (embedded)
    • search (on-device and network)
  • keyboard and display gestures
    • device orientation
    • ambient light sensor
  • battery state
  • notifications
    • vibrate, tones, voice, etc.
  • on-board data storage
    • GBs of stuff!
  • flash and flashlight and screen brightness
    • color temp adaptation
    • ambient light sensor
  • biometric sensors
    • retina for security
    • eyeball tracking
  • heart rate sensor
  • barometer and over-temp sensors
  • “general OS functionality”