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Magnetometer initial draft out too (was: Accelerometer and Gyroscope Sensor initial drafts are out)

From: Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:32:48 +0000
To: Device and Sensors Working Group <public-device-apis@w3.org>
CC: "Shalamov, Alexander" <alexander.shalamov@intel.com>, "Pozdnyakov, Mikhail" <mikhail.pozdnyakov@intel.com>, "Bhaumik, Rijubrata" <rijubrata.bhaumik@intel.com>
Message-ID: <FA3AB5B4-2441-4E94-BA52-6958840C5EA8@intel.com>
Hi All,

> On 01 Jul 2016, at 15:44, Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com> wrote:
> I'm excited to announce two new APIs that join the family of concrete sensors built atop the Generic Sensor API framework: 
> Accelerometer Sensor
> https://w3c.github.io/accelerometer/
> Gyroscope Sensor
> https://w3c.github.io/gyroscope/
> (To complement these two, we're also drafting a spec for the Magnetometer Sensor that will follow up shortly.)

An initial Magnetometer Sensor draft is now out too:

Magnetometer Sensor

> The high-level Device Orientation API decomposes into these three low-level sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer. Following the Extensible Web Manifesto principles, we now expose these primitives to web developers to enable more advanced use cases.
> To ensure these specs reflect reality, we're working on Chromium implementation of these sensors in parallel and will use the implementation feedback to improve the specifications, see:
> https://crrev.com/2051083002
> Feedback on the specs is welcome via GitHub issues:
> https://github.com/w3c/accelerometer/
> https://github.com/w3c/gyroscope/
> See also the group's sensor roadmap:
> https://www.w3.org/2009/dap/#sensors
> Thanks Alexander and Mikhail for volunteering to edit these new specifications with me -- and welcome to the happy family of spec editors! Special thanks to Tobie for the framework that has proven to be very extensible.


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