Video demo: Openmoko Neo Freerunner Features Accelerometer-based Gestures, and Screen Orientation

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at
Mon Aug 11 16:20:22 CEST 2008

Looks great! I've basically got the same questions as Norbert does.
Plus I'd like to know how I can get me screen to auto-rotate ;-)


2008/8/11 Norbert Hartl <norbert at>:
> Wow, that is great!!!
> How fine grained is the resolution of the movements? I mean
> how detailed you could draw a shape on the screen from the
> figure you painted in the air?
> Or even better. Do you think it would be possible to do something
> like palms grafiti without knocking your neighbor out? :)
> Norbert
> On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 09:35 +0200, Paul-Valentin Borza wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As Google Summer of Code 2008 is almost at its end, here's a video
>> showing what you should expect out of the accelerometer-based gestures
>> project:
>> There still are some things that need to be worked on for the GUI, but
>> I will release another package on Thursday/Friday with everything
>> you've just seen in the YouTube video.
>> Again, big thanks to Daniel for helping me out with the problems I
>> have encountered on the way. Thanks Daniel!
>> This doesn't mean that I'll stop working on the project; on the
>> contrary, I will continue to improve it, and I'll use the Neo for my
>> primary development target.
>> More on
>> Thanks,
>> Paul
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