Megnetometer+ Accelerometer= great game controls?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by _JKK_, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. _JKK_

    _JKK_ Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have been reading about the 3GS, and guesses for the next gen iPod touch. Most people have been saying that the magnetometer and the accelerometer combined will be great for game controls. I don't get it... how can the magnetometer be used for game controls? Can someone explain? I'm sure it is obvious, but I can't think of it. Thanks
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    Shawa Super Moderator

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    For better direction control. Before the position of the iPhone could only be detemined relative to gravity, now it's orientation relative to N/S can be found.

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