DeviceRotationRate

This is an experimental technology
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A DeviceRotationRate object provides information about the rate at which the device is rotating around all three axes.

Properties

DeviceRotationRate.alpha Read only
The amount of rotation around the Z axis, in degrees per second.
DeviceRotationRate.beta Read only
The amount of rotation around the X axis, in degrees per second.
DeviceRotationRate.gamma Read only
The amount of rotation around the Y axis, in degrees per second.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

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

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