RelativeOrientationSensor.RelativeOrientationSensor()

The RelativeOrientationSensor constructor creates a new RelativeOrientationSensor object which describes the device's physical orientation.

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Syntax

var relativeOrientationSensor = new RelativeOrientationSEnsor([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 Status Comment
Orientation Sensor
The definition of 'RelativeOrientationSensor()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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RelativeOrientationSensor() constructorChrome Full support 69Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 56Safari ? WebView Android Full support 69Chrome Android Full support 69Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 48Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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