DeviceMotionEvent.DeviceMotionEvent()

Non-standard

This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The DeviceMotionEvent constructor creates a new DeviceMotionEvent.

Syntax

var deviceMotionEvent = new DeviceMotionEvent(type[, options])

Parameters

type
Must be "devicemotion".
optionsOptional
Options are as follows:
  • acceleration: An object giving the acceleration of the device on the three axis X, Y and Z. Acceleration is expressed in m/s2.
  • accelerationIncludingGravity: 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.
  • rotationRate: An object giving the rate of change of the device's orientation on the three orientation axis alpha, beta and gamma. Rotation rate is express in degrees per seconds.
  • interval: A number representing the interval of time, in milliseconds, at which data is obtained from the device.

Specifications

Not part of any specifications.

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