Glossary

This is a list of terms commonly used in the context of the Sensor library.

data buffer
The buffer that stores the data generated by the sensor at a given time.
interim data
The data that's generated by applications who publish (publishers) sensor information for other applications (subscribers). For example, the resultant data that an application generates from additional processing on raw sensor data is interim data.
publisher
A role to describe the characteristic of an application. Generally a publisher is an application that creates source content to provide to another application. For example, a publisher may access sensor data and process it to provide interim data for a subscriber to consume.
sensor
Cameras, lidar, radar, GPS, and IMU systems connected to the target board.
subscriber
A role to describe the characteristic of an application. Generally a subscriber is an application that takes its source content from another application that has created it. For example, a subscriber may access encoded sensor data to record it.