idea: accelerometer daemon

Atilla Filiz atilla.filiz at
Mon Nov 10 15:42:34 CET 2008

Then maybe gestures daemon can be extended to be more robust. The biggest
problem with the acc.meters is that they go unresponsive and block read

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at
> wrote:

> Am Monday 10 November 2008 14:14:45 schrieb Atilla Filiz:
> > I don't know if there is any work towards this anyway, i think having an
> > acc daemon like gpsd would be nice. The daemon can check for blocking in
> > acc.meters and reset the hardware if necessary, and serve multiple
> > clients(which is not very likely actually). This way maybe we can have
> more
> > quality acc applications, if using them becomes easier and more stable.
> We already have the amazing gesture recognition daemon by P.V.Borza which
> is
> pending integration with the frameworkd. I think most applications will not
> want to read the accellerometer data directly, but rather react to signals
> in
> terms of gestures. Those (few) applications that do need direct access can
> read from the input device nodes directly.
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Atilla Filiz
Eindhoven University of Technology
Embedded Systems, Master's Programme
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