iOS Book Info
Programming the Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Camera and Magnetometer
This chapter summarizes the available sensors on the iPhone and iPad platforms and how they have, or could be, used in applications. It talks about the differences between the hardware platforms.
Walk through of how to use the iPhone’s camera for still and video. How to create video thumbnails and customise video.
Walk through of how to use the accelerometer, discussion of what is implied with respect to the orientation of the device by the raw readings.
Walk through of how to use the magnetometer, discussion of combining the magnetometer and accelerometer to get the yaw, pitch and roll of the device.
Provides a collection of pointers to more advanced material on the topics we covered in the book, and material covering some of those topics that we didn’t manage to talk about in this book.