idea for Neo 2nd generation: Accelerometer

Marcus Bauer marcus.bauer at
Thu Jan 25 20:23:49 CET 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 20:00 +0100, Ortwin Regel wrote:
> The only situation where I can see the
> accelerometer being really useful is where Apple is using it: For
> changing the screen orientation of things according to how you hold
> the phone.

An accelerometer is a nice to have for navigation too. When losing the
GPS signal, i.e. in a tunnel, you can go on doing dead reckoning.

And it helps to get the vector map data coordinated with the GPS

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