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myPhonak recording steps when in car or bicycling

Why is the app recording steps even if user sits still in car or bicycling?
The hearing aids use a sensor to detect regular movements that happen during walking or running. Some of those same regular movements can occur while standing still, or sitting in a car although we know that we are not actually walking or running. Likewise bicycle riding generates such regular side to side movements as well. Some of these movements are filtered out and not counted as steps, but as with any technical system, it's not perfect and some steps might still be counted.