Category Archives: Gyro+Accel

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, […]

MPU-6000/6050: World’s First Integrated 3-Axis Gyro, 3-Axis Accel and 9-Axis Sensor Fusion

The MPU-6000™ family provides the world’s first integrated 6-axis motion processor solution that eliminates the package-level gyro/accel cross-axis misalignment associated with discrete solutions. The devices combine a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer on the same silicon die together with an onboard Digital Motion Processor™ (DMP™) capable of processing complex 9-axis sensor fusion algorithms. The […]

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 […]

Systron Donner Inertial MMQVG: Vertical Gyro Inertial Measurement Unit (6DoF)

MMQVG Vertical Gyro Inertial Measurement Unit (6DoF) Description The latest quartz MEMS technology is applied to this versatile Vertical Gyro IMU, featuring full Six Degree of Freedom (6DoF) capability in an extremely lightweight, compact design, capable of operating at low power consumption levels. It meets TSO-C4c Bank and Pitch angle requirements, while operating at low […]

Systron Donner Inertial MMQA: Integrated Attitude, Heading and Reference System (AHRS) IMU (6DoF)

MMQA Integrated Attitude, Heading and Reference System (AHRS) IMU (6DoF) Description Fully functional as a Quartz MEMS-based 6DoF IMU, the MMQA provides an unprecedented Roll, Pitch and Heading angle solution in varying dynamic conditions. It’s a natural system-based solution for Integrators and OEMs to use to answer a host of demanding applications. Quartz MEMS IMU […]

Systron Donner Inertial SDN500: Miniature Integrated GPS/INS Tactical System

SDN500 Miniature Integrated GPS/INS Tactical System Description Available January 2011, SDI introduces its “Best Ever” GPS/INS Tactical Grade System. The compact SDN500 combines latest generation quartz gyros, quartz accelerometers, high speed signal processing and a 50-channel Coarse/Acquisition (C/A) Code GPS receiver into a powerful, tightly coupled Guidance and Navigation System. The versatile instrument grade system […]

Epson Toyocom Develops the World’s Smallest Single Package 6-Axis Sensor AH-6100LR is engineered for precise motion tracking

February 23, 2010 Epson Toyocom Corporation, the leader in crystal devices, today announced the development of the AH-6100LR, the world’s smallest* 6-axis sensor. This low-noise, low-power product comprises a 3-axis QMEMS*1 quartz gyro-sensor and an extremely stable 3-axis accelerometer within a single package. Samples of the new AH-6100LR will become available in February 2010. Commercial […]

Accurate motion tracing capabilities of AH-6100LR six-axis sensors

1. Accurate motion tracing capabilities of AH-6100LR six-axis sensors open up a world of possibilities Fig.1 AH-6100LR Epson Toyocom Corporation has been shipping piezo-electric gyro-sensors (XV-3500CB) to consumer markets since 2005. Our gyro-sensors have an innovative structure that makes them exceptionally accurate and stable, characteristics that have made them a key component in camera-shake correction […]

The AH-6100LR six-axis sensor: Accurate detection of a wide range of motion, from low speed to high

AH-6100LR * Preliminary Six-axis sensor (3-axis gyro-sensor + 3-axis accelerometer) Wide dynamic range Excellent shock resistance Compact size Low current consumption Spreading of New Applications These types of applications require a six-axis sensor that accurately senses movements of varying speeds. The challenge was to realize a sensor that not only accurately senses motion but that […]


SCC1300-D04 is a combined high performance gyroscope and accelerometer component. The sensor is based on VTI’s proven capacitive 3D-MEMS technology. The component integrates angular rate and acceleration sensing together with flexible separate digital SPI interfaces. Small robust packaging guarantees reliable operation over product lifetime. The housing is suitable for SMD mounting and the component is […]