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

Daniel Benoy daniel at
Mon Aug 11 17:12:24 CEST 2008

On Monday 11 August 2008 11:00:50 Stroller wrote:
> On 11 Aug 2008, at 08:35, Paul-Valentin Borza wrote:
> > ...
> > 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.
> Hi there,
> I'm slightly disappointed that the "shaking inbox" wouldn't be  
> accommodated by the gestures you've made available.
> This use is even mentioned on the wiki page you link to from your site:
> A casual search doesn't reveal how your work is supposed to integrate  
> on the device. Presumably it's a library or daemon which is intended  
> to fulfil all gesturing requests from all other apps? Will it be easy  
> to add new gestures?
> Stroller.

If I'm not mistaken, gestures can be interpreted at the same time that other software (Such as the type you're describing) simultaneously listens to accelerometer data.

Daniel Benoy
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