Subject: Re: Geotagging app
In article <email@example.com>, Mayayana<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> | Do your iPhone have a gyroscope? If not then it's obsolete for pinpoint
> | accuracy navigation!
> Don't allow cellphones have a gyroscope if they allow
> for changing orientation? And why is that needed
> for altitude? I assumed the iPhone was calling some
> service that uses the cell towers (or satellite?) for
> the data.
as usual, you assume wrong.
iphones have a gps, which can show altitude if it's tracking 4 or more
gps satellites, just as any gps would.
a gyro is not relevant.
> But you know more than I do.
many people do.
> I don't use an iPhone
> and can't imagine caring about altitude data for photos.
> As I said, this was not my phone. It was a friend taking
> pictures with an iPhone 6. Have you tested with your
> own phone for altitude accuracy?
it depends on gps reception.