Measuring length with iPhone gyro and accelerometer

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by ColdCoffee, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. ColdCoffee macrumors member

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    Is it possible to build an app to turn the iPhone into a measuring tape?
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    Probably. I started looking into writing an app to do it but got bored. The user might well have to calibrate the device once as I suspect the accelerometer will return slightly different values on each phone.
     
  3. ColdCoffee thread starter macrumors member

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