Category Archives: Accelerometers

BMC050 eCompass (6-axes electronic compass)

Product description The BMC050 is a fully compensated electronic compass including a triaxial geomagnetic sensor and a triaxial acceleration sensor (6 degrees of freedom) that delivers excellent performance in very small size. The BMC050 allows for determining precise tilt-compensated geomagnetic heading information and for providing accurate acceleration sensor data.  The BMC050 6-axis, digital e-compass comes […]

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 […]

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 […]

ADXL330: Small, Low Power, 3-Axis ±3g iMEMS® Accelerometer

Product Description The ADXL330 is a small, thin, low power, complete 3-axis accelerometer with signal conditioned voltage outputs, all on a single monolithic IC. The product measures acceleration with a minimum full-scale range of ±3 g. It can measure the static acceleration of gravity in tilt-sensing applications, as well as dynamic acceleration resulting from motion, […]

SMB365: Triaxial Acceleration Sensor

General Description The SMB365 is a triaxial low-g acceleration sensor for consumer market applications. It allows measurements of static as well as dynamic accelerations. Due to its perpendicular axes it provides the absolute orientation in a gravity field. As all other Bosch inertial sensors, it is a two-chip arrangement. An application-specific IC evaluates the output […]

Applications of MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes in consumer products

Consumer product Function Examples of products MEMS inertial device(s) Status of commercialization Cell phones Pedometer, image rotation, menu scroll, gaming, free-fall detection (HDD protection), navigation NTT DoCoMo pedometer (2003) Vodafone image rotation (2004) Samsung SGH E760 Nokia 3230 (navigation and gaming) 2- or 3-axis accelerometer, 1- or 2-axis gyroscope Accelerometer in cell phone since 2003 […]

ADXL001: High Performance Wide Bandwidth iMEMS® Accelerometer

Product Description The ADXL001 is a major advance over previous generations of accelerometers providing high performance and wide bandwidth. This part is ideal for industrial, medical, and military applications where wide bandwidth, small size, low power, and robust performance are essential. Using Analog Devices, Inc. proprietary fifth-generation iMEMs® process enables the ADXL001 to provide the […]

ADXL213: Low Cost ±1.2g Dual Axis Accelerometer

Product Description The ADXL213 is a low cost, low power, complete dual axis accelerometer with signal conditioned, duty cycle modulated outputs, all on a single monolithic IC. The ADXL213 measures acceleration with a full-scale range of ±1.2 g (typical). The ADXL213 can measure both dynamic acceleration (e.g., vibration) and static acceleration (e.g., gravity). The outputs […]