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DeviceMotionEvent.DeviceMotionEvent()

Non-standard
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The DeviceMotionEvent constructor creates a new DeviceMotionEvent.

Syntax

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

Parameters

type

Must be "devicemotion".
options Optional
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

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 59 ? ? ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 59 59 ? ? ? ?

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