stefan at openmoko.org
Tue Mar 25 15:36:02 CET 2008
On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 19:02, Niluge KiWi wrote:
> I'm interested in the accelerometers features : Recognising gestures
> is a really important part of the interface between the user and the
Seems this ideas gets the interest of a lot people. Nice. :)
But as we only can choice one of them for this application, you should
be prepared for other applications, too.
> With the two accelerometers in the FreeRunner, I think we can recognise
> lots of gestures, not only simple ones like a "click" (which is already
> recognised by the accelerometers used in the FreeRunner). The main
> difficulty is probably to extract the useful data from the gestures
> noise : calibration may take time. The goal is to have an almost
> pre-calibrated library (an idea from the wish-list in the Wiki is to
> allow the user to record its own gestures, but I think it's not easy to
> do it simple for the end-user).
Letting the user add new gestures is a key feature IMHO. Also letting
them combine different gestures to new ones. We should make it easy
for people beaing creative with this. That's where innovation can
If we can have a preset of already known gestures shipped with the
> I'm also interested in working in the ambient noise detection in second
Also interesting. What I never understand completely is what kind of
cool stuff we can do with this. I mean detecting the ambient volume
level and adjust the ringing, etc is nice, but can we do more with it?
Fancy things like detect if we are in a car or plane and react
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