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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Normalization of acceleration values
Date Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:54:26 GMT
rather than a vote thread I'm thinking we continue to treat W3C
recommendation 'the right way' to do stuff

(I realize that in itself is debatable!!!)

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Simon MacDonald
<simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems to be on Android that it is returning the value in m/s*s. When my
> device is resting on the desk the x and y values are close to 0 while the z
> is close to 9.8. Depending on what Android device you have your
> accelerometer may be more accurate or able to go up to a higher level of g.
> So, it looks like if we want to standardize on g as the unit to be returned
> for the accelerometer I'll need to divide by 9.81.
>
> Also, can someone else run the MobileSpec code and go into Accelerometer
> and do a Start Watch while leaving your phone flat on the desk? I want to
> make sure that other devices don't correct for gravity as I only have
> Samsung devices here.
>
> Simon Mac Donald
> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 3:36 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> Let's decide, please. A vote thread?
>>
>> My vote is using what the W3C spec [1] suggests, which, as Jesse points
>> out in the JIRA issue, seems to be m/s^2.
>>
>> My problem looking at this a few weeks ago was figuring out what the
>> reference point/units on the various native platforms was (I.e. What is
>> -10 / +10 on Android? What is -1000 / +1000 on Blackberry? What are those
>> units?). It's not very well documented :s
>>
>> On 12-02-07 3:00 AM, "gtanner@gmail.com" <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >Also to note that I think the values on BlackBerry are -1000 to +1000.
>> >
>> >Dan was noticing this last week while working on an app
>> >------Original Message------
>> >From: Shazron
>> >To: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> >ReplyTo: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> >Subject: Normalization of acceleration values
>> >Sent: Feb 6, 2012 8:57 PM
>> >
>> >https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-152
>> >
>> >Should we decide?
>> >
>> >Sent on the TELUS Mobility network with BlackBerry
>>
>>

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