Accelerometer brainstorming

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at
Fri Mar 28 18:18:51 CET 2008

On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 17:59:38 +0100, Crane, Matthew <mcrane03 at>  

> * I mentioned this in another thread, but if the device:
> 	- goes from 60km+ to 0 in short order, e.g. high g stop
> 	- while traveling horizontally
> 	- over a road
> 	- an on-screen alert/countdown is not stoped
> Then it's likely a vehicular accident so auto-call/sms for help with
> some kind of countdown to disable.  Only really possible to do that with
> a phone + GPS + acell.

In some countries it's illegal to call emergency numbers automatically.

> * Use acell data to charecterize person carrying the phone (as many
> couples out there will share phones, or give to children) and tie into
> user profile.

Do you think it's possible to use traits of a person's walk for  
identification? Never heard about something like this. Interesting idea,  
if it turns out implementable.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at>
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