ISensor::GetID method

Retrieves the unique identifier of the sensor.

Syntax


HRESULT GetID(
  [out]  SENSOR_ID *pID
);

Parameters

pID [out]

Address of a SENSOR_ID that receives the ID.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return codeDescription
S_OK

The method succeeded.

E_UNEXPECTED

The sensor driver did not provide a sensor ID.

E_POINTER

NULL was passed in for pID.

 

Remarks

A SENSOR_ID is a GUID that uniquely identifies the sensor on the current computer. This ID corresponds to the constant named SENSOR_PROPERTY_PERSISTENT_UNIQUE_ID.

You can use an ID to retrieve a pointer to a particular sensor by calling ISensorManager::GetSensorByID.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

None supported

Header

Sensorsapi.h

Library

Sensorsapi.lib

DLL

Sensorsapi.dll

See also

ISensor
Sensor Constants

 

 

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