Video demo: Openmoko Neo Freerunner Features Accelerometer-based Gestures, and Screen Orientation

Stroller stroller at
Mon Aug 11 17:25:01 CEST 2008

On 11 Aug 2008, at 16:12, Daniel Benoy wrote:
>> ...
>> I'm slightly disappointed that the "shaking inbox" wouldn't be
>> accommodated by the gestures you've made available.
>> This use is even mentioned on the wiki page you link to from your  
>> site:
>> A casual search doesn't reveal how your work is supposed to integrate
>> on the device. Presumably it's a library or daemon which is intended
>> to fulfil all gesturing requests from all other apps? Will it be easy
>> to add new gestures?
>> Stroller.
> If I'm not mistaken, gestures can be interpreted at the same time  
> that other software (Such as the type you're describing)  
> simultaneously listens to accelerometer data.

Doesn't that bring the risk that you're gesturing to do something in  
one app, and another app is fired up by the gesture daemon (or  
whatever) because it doesn't know that the gesture wasn't intended  
for it?

Hope this makes sense. ;?


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