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The Accelerometer constructor creates a new Accelerometer object which returns the acceleration of the device along all three axes at the time it is read.

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var accelerometer = new Accelerometer([options])


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'.


# dom-accelerometer-accelerometer

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