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timmerk Jul 4, 2013 10:15 PM
Remind me of the name of new technology
I seem to recall reading about either a new chip, feature, or API in either the iPhone 5, or possibly just in iOS 6 or 7 that added yet another way of measuring motion similar to the built in gyroscope and accelerometer. I think it was grouped with those two features, but making it even better. Can someone please help me remember the name of this technology? Thanks!
 
mduell Jul 5, 2013 11:00 PM
iPhone 4 added the gyroscope; previously they only had accelerometers.

Specifically I think they use a vibrating structure gyroscope, implemented with MEMS technology.
 
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