AbsoluteOrientationSensor

The AbsoluteOrientationSensor constructor creates a new AbsoluteOrientationSensor object which describes the device's physical orientation in relation to the Earth's reference coordinate system.

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Syntax

var absoluteOrientationSensor = new AbsoluteOrientationSensor([options])

Parameters

options Optional
Options are as follows:
  • frequency: The desired number of times per second a sample should be taken, meaning the number of times per second that sensor.onreading will be called. A whole number or decimal may be used, the latter for frequencies less than a second. The actual reading frequency depends device hardware and consequently may be less than requested.
  • referenceFrame: Either 'device' or 'screen'. The default is 'device'.

Specifications

Specification
Orientation Sensor
# dom-absoluteorientationsensor-absoluteorientationsensor

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