This Android Experiment is a data-driven live wallpaper. It displays the battery level, wireless signal and number of notifications of your device in a simple visualization. The wallpaper cycles through three visualizations with every unlock, and each can be manipulated by tilting and moving the device. This simple ambient display creates a peripheral awareness of your phone's status over the course of a day.

Original design and concept by Mikkel Koser (www.mikkelkoser.com) with code by Jonas Jongejan (halfdanj.dk) and Kyle Philips (haptic-data.com).

Open source code can be found at github.com/googlecreativelab/meter.

Meter was created for Android Experiments. Learn more at www.androidexperiments.com.

Permissions Notice

Location: Needed to determine approximate location to show cellular network signal used in visualization.

From version Google Meter 1.1.1:

* 1.0.1 - Various bug fixes and moving API level up to 18+.

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(Android 4.0.3+)
Latest: 1.0 on October 6, 2015
(Android 4.3+)
Latest: 1.0.1 on October 14, 2015
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Google Meter 1.1.1
October 11, 2017

Version:1.1.1

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Google Meter 1.0.1
October 14, 2015

Version:1.0.1

Uploaded:October 14, 2015 at 7:46PM UTC

File size:1.06 MB

Downloads:5,744

Google Meter 1.0
October 6, 2015

Version:1.0

Uploaded:October 6, 2015 at 5:20PM UTC

File size:0.98 MB

Downloads:16,227