#Myo – #Windows 10, #UWP Apps, #Myo and Visual Studio 2015

Hi !

Myo series

  1. Getting started, #Windows10 configuration
  2. Starting as a developer with some C++ basic code
  3. MyoSharp a C# SDK implementation for the Myo armband
  4. Working with the Orientation and Gyroscope in C# and a 3D Cube
  5. Working with the #Emg data in C# (electromyography sensors)

Today I’ll write on how to interact with the Myo armband with a Universal Windows Platform App. Based on the previous posts contents, on this one I will create an example and I’ll show you the basic options of connection, capturing poses, and more in a UWP App.

The first thing to do is to create a UWP with .net Framework 4.6.1

 

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So, at this point, we have to find a SDK for Myo which support UWP. MyoSharp, the one I used before in my posts, is not is designed for Universal Apps. Lucky for us, our MVP MVP Sebastiano Galazzo (@galazzoseba), has created and published on NuGet a package for Myo which we can use in UWP.

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Once we have added the package, we need to initialize the device. In this case, I do this in the constructor of a view and also subscribe me to the fist pose detection event. When it detects the pose of a fist, a vibration notification is sent to the cuff and displays a message in the Visual Studio Output pane.

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If for example, we want to work with EMG information, we will see that in the event of EMG data capture, available 8 electrical sensors the device values.

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Finally, if we want to work with the values of the accelerometer, gyroscope and orientation, the DataAvailable() event provides us this information.

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So we have the opportunity to create Universal Windows Apps that can also interact with the Myo armband!

Greetings @ Toronto

El Bruno

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