Ears and FR

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Fri Jul 18 00:26:33 CEST 2008

On Thursday 17 July 2008, Hans L wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 4:31 PM, AVee <openmoko-comunity at avee.org> wrote:
> > That should be fairly doable if I understand the accelerometer stuff
> > correctly. During a call the phone should be unlocked when its horizontal
> > or vertical. Any other angle probably means your holding it against your
> > ear...
> I don't think it will be that simple.  If I pick up my cellphone and
> hold it in a natural position in front of me(as if i were about to
> press a button to hang up), it is neither completely vertical nor
> horizontal.  Making assumptions about orientation of a phone when held
> against someone's ear, versus how they hold it in their hands might
> not work well in all cases.

You can always have a calibration routine - hold in front and press button, 
hold to ear for 5 seconds then back to in front. Besides you can always add 
an override.

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