BiosensorArray - Common sensor properties

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All of the biosensors will be managed by a single microcontroller. That means that the communication between the microcontroller and each sensor must be coordinated, in terms of both timing and the microcontroller resources used. For each sensor, we'll need a description of the basic control and communication requirements for it. We'll need the interface type, such as "single pin analog", "multi-pin digital", "SPI", "RS-232C", "TTL" or something completely different. We'll also need to know what the power supply requirements are and how the sensor returns data. Is the sensor polled; does it publish data without being polled; and what is its latency.