Accelerometer brainstorming

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Thu Apr 3 10:40:05 CEST 2008

Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote:
> What do we need the CAN interface for?
> We already know the speed before we enter the tunnel, and if the neo
> is in a car holder in a stable position, calibrated with some
> software, it knows from the accelerometers if we are driving strait
> ahead or making a turn and also if we are accelerating. With a little
> bit of mathematics, this can turn out to be very precise.

Precise. I don't know...
TomTom had to use some mighty black magic to make the sensor drivers 
somewhat realtime aware. AFAIK

Just my 2 Eurocents

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