How does an accelerometer work?

Answer Accelerometers use a quartz crystal mounted between a fixed point and a free floating mass. The mass puts pressure on the crystal and generates a tiny voltage (some work on resistance or capacitan... Read More »

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How does an accelerometer for the iPod touch work?

The accelerometer inside the I-Pod touch uses three elements: a silicon mass, a set of silicon springs, and an electrical current. The silicon springs measure the position of the silicon mass by us... Read More »

Does an iPhone 3g have an accelerometer?

i think it does or at least that is what my friend tony told me he has the 3g-Jim

Why accelerometer is preffer?

i dont know what the hell android phones are

What is an accelerometer in a mobile?

The accelerometer in mobiles (like the iPhone) is used to measure the orientation or vertical and horizontal positioning of the phone. The most basic application of this is the device knowing when ... Read More »