CARP Audio Sampling Package

pub package

This library contains a sampling package for audio to work with the carp_mobile_sensing package. This packages supports sampling of the following Measure types:

  • audio
  • noise

See the wiki for further documentation, particularly on available measure types and sampling schemas.

For Flutter plugins for other CARP products, see CARP Mobile Sensing in Flutter.

If you're interested in writing you own sampling packages for CARP, see the description on how to extend CARP on the wiki.

Installing

To use this package, add the following to you pubspc.yaml file. Note that this package only works together with carp_mobile_sensing.

dependencies:
  flutter:
    sdk: flutter
  carp_mobile_sensing: ^0.3.0
  carp_audio_package: ^0.3.0
  ...

Android Integration

Add the following to your app's manifest.xml file located in android/app/src/main:

<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="<your_package_name>"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools">

   ...
   
   <!-- The following permissions are used for CARP Mobile Sensing -->
   <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO"/>
   <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>
   <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.PACKAGE_USAGE_STATS" tools:ignore="ProtectedPermissions"/>

</manifest>

iOS Integration

Add this permission in the Info.plist file located in ios/Runner:

<key>NSMicrophoneUsageDescription</key>
<string>Uses the microphone to record ambient noise in the phone's environment.</string>
<key>UIBackgroundModes</key>
  <array>
  <string>audio</string>
  <string>external-accessory</string>
  <string>fetch</string>
</array>

Using it

To use this package, import it into your app together with the carp_mobile_sensing package:

import 'package:carp_mobile_sensing/carp_mobile_sensing.dart';
import 'package:carp_audio_package/context.dart';

Before creating a study and running it, register this package in the SamplingPackageRegistry.

  SamplingPackageRegistry.register(AudioSamplingPackage());

Libraries

audio
A library for collecting an audio recording from the phone's microphone. Support the following measures: [...]