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Samsung Gear S3 - can the sample rate of SENSOR_HRM_LED_GREEN be increased above 20 Hz?

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Started by Newbie peter.roberts , 660 Seed Dec 19, 2017 10:44 Replies : 1 View : 689 Likes : 1
I am trying to write an app to record raw data from the green HRM (heart rate monitor) sensor on the Samsung Gear S3, using the following code extract:

unsigned int sensor_interval_ms = 25;

sensor_type_e type = SENSOR_HRM_LED_GREEN;
sensor_h sensor;
sensor_listener_h listener;

sensor_get_default_sensor(type, &sensor);
sensor_create_listener(sensor, &listener);
sensor_listener_set_option(listener, SENSOR_OPTION_ALWAYS_ON);

// set sensor interval to 10 ms
sensor_listener_set_interval(listener, 10);

sensor_listener_set_event_cb(listener, sensor_interval_ms, &on_sensor_event_cb, NULL);
sensor_listener_start(listener);

on_sensor_event_cb() is a function to write the sensor values to a text file, using:

sensor_event_s event;
sensor_listener_read_data(listener, &event);
int sensor_value = event.values[0];

The app writes a value to the file every 25 ms (or whatever I change sensor_interval_ms to). However, sensor_value only changes every 50 ms.

Does anyone know if there is a way to sample more often than once every 50 ms, or is 20 Hz (1/50 ms) the maximum sample rate of this sensor?
peter.roberts choose armaan.ul.islam9 ’s reply as the Best Answer. armaan.ul.islam9 earned +250 SEED. Jan 19, 2018 13:31
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Expert Developer armaan.ul.islam9 , 24690 Seed Dec 20, 2017 14:07 Post #1 1
I've shared my findings in detail on this post on Tizen Developers forum. You might like to check.

https://developer.tizen.org/forums/native-application-development/samsung-gear-s3-can-sample-rate-sensor_hrm_led_green-be-increased-above-20-hz

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