If you want to learn about the electronic sensors on your smartphone or tablet, Sensor Kinetics is the app for you. See your iPhone's gyroscope sensor in action and discover how it works. Experiment with the magnetometer and find out how to manipulate its onboard compass with a simple magnet. Measure the effect of gravity on your Android tablet. Or maybe you are just curious to know how fast your phone's accelerometer works?
Sensor Kinetics provides you with an advanced viewer and monitor for the standard sensors available in your phone or tablet and provides a comprehensive look at the combined operations of all the sensors. (Sensor Kinetics Pro is a paid version of this app that gives you the ability to apply filters to the data stream and save the sensor data to your phone and export it to your computer.)
Download Sensor Kinetics here:
|For Android||For iPhone/iPad|
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|"This all in one toolkit gives charts, graphs, and more to learn gravity, movement, vibrations, and magnetic fields around you. Try it just for fun, or use it to collect data for your next science experiment!"|
|- Owl Kids, Top Five Science and Tech Apps|
You can use Sensor Kinetics to monitor and understand the behavior of the sensors while you change the delay setting or activate/deactivate specific sensors. Each sensor is attached to a sophisticated chart viewer. For educational users, the app includes comprehensive help files which are intended to provide students with hands-on knowledge of how these sensors interact with smartphones and suggests numerous experiments you can perform right on your phone or tablet.
For more information, see the FAQ.
Developers, students, hobbyists... anyone who's curious what lies "under the hood" of their mobile device!
Some novel ideas from Sensor Kinetics users: