I wish to determine if, or how much, movement there is of the building in which I'm currently living. Is there any way for me to do this? Is it even possible at all based on phone hardware?

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    @Damian Are you really want to track the "movement" of a building (geological) or do you want information about in-house navigation?
    – Flow
    May 10, 2012 at 16:14
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    @Flow "Movement" - if the building is moving when there is wind blowing from one direction. May 13, 2012 at 11:15

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You cannot track your building's movements with the GPS. Its accuracy isn't better than ~10m. If your house does move that much, you won't need any hardware to detect it.

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    I was thinking about phone accelerometers. Maybe they are sensitive enough? May 13, 2012 at 11:13
  • @Damian Go and find out. Install an sensors App and place your phone on a table and see if the sensors catch anything.
    – Flow
    May 13, 2012 at 12:08

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