Category Archives: Accelerometers

LSM6DS3 iNEMO inertial module: 3D accelerometer and 3D gyroscope

The LSM6DS3 is a system-in-package featuring a 3D digital accelerometer and a 3D digital gyroscope enabling always-on low-power features for an optimal motion experience for the consumer. The LSM6DS3 supports main OS requirements, offering real, virtual and batch sensors with 8 kbyte FIFO for dynamic data batching. Memory space can be allocated for batching of […]

STMicroelectronics Outlines Always-On 6-Axis Ultra-Performance Accelerometer/Gyroscope Combo that Drops the Power/Space Bar

New power-efficient, low-noise device is ideally suited to Internet of Things, wearable, indoor navigation, and handheld applications Geneva, September 9, 2014 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, the world’s top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer and the leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and mobile applications 1, […]

BMC056 eCompass (6-axis digital compass)

Product description BMC056 is a low power and low noise 6-axis digital compass. It measures the earth’s geomagnetic field as well as dynamic and static acceleration in all three dimensions and outputs tilt-compensated heading or orientation information. BMC056 is housed in a package with a footprint of 3 x 3 mm2 and 0.95 mm height. […]

BMC150 eCompass (6-axis digital compass)

General description Housed in an LGA package with a footprint of 2.2 x 2.2 mm2 and 0.95 mm height, BMC150 is an extremely small low power and low noise 6-axis digital compass. It measures the earth’s geomagnetic field as well as dynamic and static acceleration in all three dimensions and outputs tilt-compensated heading or orientation […]

BMI055 6-axis inertial sensor

General description The BMI055 is an ultra-small, 6 axis inertial sensor, consisting of: A digital, triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor and a digital, triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope. The BMI055 allows very low-noise measurement of angular rates and accelerations in 3 perpendicular axes and thus senses tilt, motion, shock and vibration in cellular phones, handhelds, computer peripherals, […]

BNO055 – Sensor Fusion in a package

General Description The BNO055 is the first in a new family of Application Specific Sensor Nodes (ASSN) implementing an intelligent 9-axis “Absolute Orientation Sensor”, which includes sensors and sensor fusion in a single package. The BNO055 is a System in Package (SiP), integrating a triaxial 12-bit accelerometer, a triaxial 16-bit gyroscope with a range of […]

BMX055 – Small, versatile 9-axis sensor module

The absolute orientation sensor BMX055 is a very small, 9-axis sensor, consisting of a triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor, a triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope and a triaxial geomagnetic sensor. The BMX055 allows accurate measurement of angular rate, acceleration and geomagnetic fields in 3 perpendicular axes within one device. Applications Navigation (in-door), dead-reckoning Augmented reality Human-machine interface […]

STMicro and TriQuint capitalize on iPhone and iPad MEMS design wins in 2010, says iSuppli

Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 8 February 2011] Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in consumer electronics and mobile devices, according to IHS iSuppli. TriQuint’s revenues in this area expanded by 778.6% […]

SCA121T Dual Axis Inclinometer Modules

The SCA121T Series contain 3D-MEMS-based dual axis inclinometer modules that provide instrumentation grade performance for leveling applications in harsh environment. The measuring axes of the sensing elements are parallel to the mounting plane and orthogonal to each other. Low temperature dependency, high resolution and low noise, together a with robust sensing element design, make the […]

VTI Inclination modules and sub-assemblies

SCA121T Series Inclination Module Inclination module with 2-axis measurement Analog voltage output High accuracy, excellent shock durability and long term stability Insensitive to vibrations SCL1700 Series Inclination Sub-Assemblies Inclinometer sub-assembly module 2-axis configuration, for horizontal mounting (X and Y tilt measurement). Analogue voltage output Excellent long term stability and shock durability High resolution Harsh environment […]