Nokia N95 accelerometer in Blender 3D

Computers & Mobile Technology

Marco Rapino, a developer working at the Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research at HSE in Helsinki, has developed a prototype controller using the accelerometer in his Nokia N95 smartphone, some Python, and the Blender 3D content creation suite.

The application is structured in this way:

  • Mobile client, a python script which reads the accelerometer data and sends it via bluetooth to the pc
  • A server that runs on your pc and shares the data with the BGE through a local UDP non-blocking socket
  • A Blender script which handles the cube rotation in the BGE using the n95 accelerometer’s data

Source and examples available here

N95 accelerometer with Blender [via BlenderNation]

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