Measure of the file /dev/input/event3 (Accelerometer data)

Thomas White taw27 at
Tue Sep 23 13:43:11 CEST 2008

On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 12:34:26 +0100
Thomas White <taw27 at> wrote:

> I didn't come across anything about units in my travels.  To me, it
> looks like they're in cm/s/s, i.e. divide by 100 to get the familiar
> value of 9.8ish pointing downwards.

Ok, Paul's code says that the number is in units of 1/1000 of
'g' (g=9.8 m/s/s), which also makes sense to me.  So, I'll defer to his
expertise unless anyone says otherwise :)



Thomas White
- Downing College
- Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student),
   Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
University of Cambridge

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