[Loadstone] Digital compass question

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Tue Jan 12 10:28:59 GMT 2010


This might get in at some point but I don't think it's a trivial thing to 
implement. From what I can tell the compass uses the sensors api and that's 
only present on certain phone models. This would mean a specialized version 
of loadstone for these phones.

On Tue, 12 Jan 2010, Grzegorz Z³otowicz wrote:

> Hi, and excuse me if the question is already answered - I'm reading the list 
> but don't remember if it was asked...
> Is it planned to add the digital compass functionality in ls?
> The digital compass is present for example in Nokia e52, and possibility to 
> use it would greatly increase the accuracy of direction measurement.
> The direction measured by comparing gps positions is less functional than 
> doing it by using the built-in compass module if present...
>
> Greetings, Greg.
>
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