You can configure a Windows 8 guest operating system to pass tablet sensor data to your host Windows 8 tablet. This allows you to use applications designed for tablets inside your virtual machine.

Workstation 10 or higher.

Power off a Windows 8 virtual machine.

Note

Tablet data is only available on guest operating systems and hosts running Windows 8 or higher.

1

Select the Windows 8 virtual machine and click VM > Settings > Options > Guest Isolation

2

Select the tablet sensor data to be shared with the Windows 8 host from the Share sensor input section.

Option

Description

Location

Location information.

Orientation

Detects the orientation of the device. For example in landscape or portrait mode.

Motion

Detects changes in physical speed.

Ambient light

Checks the available light.

3

Click OK.