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Can we make it useful for FOSS?

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on March 28, 2007 06:09 PM

We don't need a proprietary driver; we need
programming specifications for the device. Then we can write our own.


Getting programming specifications might not involve any difficult reverse-engineering. The company producing this device has almost certainly just packaged some industry-standard inertial sensor with a USB chip and some glue logic. If we can find out which inertial sensor is inside it, output specs of those devices are usually freely available (I've worked with them, though not recently).

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