iPhone + rocket

Michael Koppelman is an iPhone developer and model rocket enthusiast. He decided that combining his two hobbies together would be a good idea. He created an app that constantly polled the iPhone’s GPS and accelerometers, logging them to a file and then transmitting the data from the GPS over the web so that the unit could be located if it became lost.

Here is a 3D plat with data from GPS:

More graphics and video:

The maximum acceleration was 3G according to iPhone data. The predicted value was 12G. Michael doesn't know yet, who is right.

This is an interview for MobileOrchard:

More info can be found on Michael Koppelman's blog.

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Thursday, November 13, 2008. 0:48

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