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This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Summary

The DeviceMotionEvent provides web developers with information about the speed of changes for the device's position and orientation.

Warning: Currently, Firefox and Chrome do not handle the coordinates the same way. Take care about this while using them.

Constructor

DeviceMotionEvent.DeviceMotionEvent()
Creates a new DeviceMotionEvent.

Properties

DeviceMotionEvent.acceleration Read only
An object giving the acceleration of the device on the three axis X, Y and Z. Acceleration is expressed in m/s2.
DeviceMotionEvent.accelerationIncludingGravity Read only
An object giving the acceleration of the device on the three axis X, Y and Z with the effect of gravity. Acceleration is expressed in m/s2.
DeviceMotionEvent.rotationRate Read only
An object giving the rate of change of the device's orientation on the three orientation axis alpha, beta and gamma. Rotation rate is expressed in degrees per seconds.
DeviceMotionEvent.interval Read only
A number representing the interval of time, in milliseconds, at which data is obtained from the device.

Example

window.addEventListener('devicemotion', function(event) {
  console.log(event.acceleration.x + ' m/s2');
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Update compatibility data on GitHub
DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 6Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android ?
DeviceMotionEvent() constructor
ExperimentalNon-standard
Chrome Full support 59Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 59Chrome Android Full support 59Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
acceleration
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 6Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android ?
accelerationIncludingGravity
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 6Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android ?
interval
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 6Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android ?
rotationRate
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 6Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.

See also

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