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Dear Prof Cleggsan

Is it possible to have the Smartphone device Detecting room Temperature?.

There are Wall Clocks which Detect and display the room Temperature.

Thanks
Prashant

Answer
Yes, it is not difficult.

In the world of applications for the smartphone and tablet there are many add-ons and apps for personal data, medical and scientific applications.

Here is an interesting little add-on which gives temperature:

http://postscapes.com/smartphone-temperature-sensor-thermodo
 

The gadget above is a temperature sensing element which plugs into the headphone jack of the smartphone and is used to sense the temperature.

And there are apps available for temperature measurements as well.  You can find them on the app stores for android and apple devices.  

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All technical areas of Electronics Engineering.

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BSEE, MBA, Design, R&D, University Research.
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BSEE (Equiv) BYU BSEE University of North Dakota MSBA (MBA) Illinois State University Graduate Studies in Computer Science - Bradley University Graduate Studies - Ohio University Graduate Studies - University of Missouri Kansas City DeVry Tech - Electronics

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