Accelerometer-Based Performance Apps for the iPhone

Accelerometer-Based Performance Apps for the iPhone
Innovation
Nicko Margolies
  • 12 august 2008

With Apple having sold about $30 million worth of software through the App Store in one month, it comes as no surprise that companies are stumbling over each other to get their hands on that sweet profitable pie. Many app developers, to distinguish themselves in the growing market, have taken innovative approaches to utilizing some of the technology crammed into the iPhone. Dynolicious (and it’s competitor g-tac) take advantage of the on-board accelerometer to record car performance data that is normally reserved for expensive racing technology. No word on the accuracy of these apps, but it’s certainly a new use for a mobile phone. From the Dynolicious website:

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