Alpha 2 Release of Accelerometer-based Gestures, and Screen Orientation

Paul-Valentin Borza paulvalentin at
Thu Aug 14 19:01:35 CEST 2008

I'm proud to announce that the new release of accelerometer-based
gestures, and screen orientation is now available for download.
What you've seen in the video from is now available.

This release includes:
An application with user interface that allows the user to train the
gestures for himself/herself;
A listener daemon that sends a notification on the screen of the
recognized gesture;
Automatically switch of screen orientation for the four possible modes
(2xportrait, and 2xlandscape).

Here's the direct link for the release:
You can find documentation, installation instructions, screenshots
etc. on the Wiki:
There's a quick way to install it, and a more detailed way... Read

I would suggest carefully reading the instructions, and running the
gesture listener as soon as you install the package (i.e. before
Of course, the gestures were not trained for you (unfortunately I had
a limited set of training data - only myself), so you'll have to train
them for yourself.

Have fun with it!


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