Patent Number: 6,254,513

Title: Pedometer

Abstract: A pedometer includes a main body 1, two acceleration sensors 3 and 4 supported in an oscillating manner in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction at a substrate 2 within the main body 1, an angle detection sensor 5 for detecting an angle of inclination of main body 1 to the ground, and a pace counter for selecting output of either acceleration sensor 3 or 4 according to an output of angle detection sensor 5 for counting the number of paces thereby.

Inventors: Takenaka; Masaaki (Kyoto, JP), Yamasawa; Tsutomu (Kyoto, JP), Watanabe; Tomoo (Kyoto, JP), Tanaka; Shinya (Kyoto, JP), Otani; Toshio (Kyoto, JP)

Assignee: Omron Corporation

International Classification: G01C 22/00 (20060101); G02M 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018