CompassReading Properties
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CompassReading Properties

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

The CompassReading type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public property HeadingAccuracy Gets the accuracy, in degrees, of the compass heading readings.
Public property MagneticHeading Gets the heading, in degrees, measured clockwise from the Earth’s magnetic north.
Public property MagnetometerReading Gets the raw magnetometer reading in microteslas.
Public property Timestamp Gets a timestamp indicating the time at which the compass reading was taken. This can be used to correlate readings across sensors and provide additional input to algorithms that process raw sensor data.
Public property TrueHeading Gets the heading, in degrees, measured clockwise from the Earth’s geographic north.
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