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Introduction

Many devices have integrated accelerometers among many other sensors. This article is intended as a practical guide to translating accelerometer output into angular position or angular position change (delta) and serve as a basis for more complicated articles. Reading the Pitfalls section is important because this attempts to be a shortcut to direct application.

There are some assumptions for applying the methods here:

  • Access to accelerometer output, this is not a guide about a particular hardware environment as there are far to many variations in platforms to cover here. You need to have output before starting.
  • Basic coding proficiency, basic…

Nick M.

Robots, industrial processes, firmware development, and making things work in general are my trade and leisure activities.

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