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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, […]

L2G3IS MEMS motion sensor: two-axis digital output gyroscope for optical image stabilization

The L2G3IS is a two-axis MEMS gyroscope for optical image stabilization applications. It includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the external world through an SPI digital interface. The unique sensing element is manufactured using a dedicated micromachining process developed by STMicroelectronics to produce inertial sensors […]

L2G2IS MEMS motion sensor: two-axis digital output gyroscope for gaming and OIS

The L2G2IS is a two-axis MEMS gyroscope for optical image stabilization applications. It includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the external world through an SPI digital interface. The unique sensing element is manufactured using a dedicated micromachining process developed by STMicroelectronics to produce inertial sensors […]

A3G4250D MEMS motion sensor: 3-axis digital output gyroscope

The A3G4250D is a low-power 3-axis angular rate sensor able to provide unprecedented stability at zero rate level and sensitivity over temperature and time. It includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the external world through a standard SPI digital interface. An I2C-compatible interface is also […]

Tearing down LEGO MINDSTORMS® – STMicroelectronics MEMS accelerometer LIS344ALH.

For those of you who aren’t buying children’s toys anymore, we should first introduce LEGO MINDSTORMS®.If you have been really good this year, you will probably not be content with a simple set of basic LEGO. Even the massive 3,803 piece LEGO Deathstar, complete with trash monster, may not be sufficient reward for your beneficence. No, what you […]

STMicroelectronics Boosts Embedded-Touch Performance for 8-Bit Microcontrollers

Second-generation STMTouch™ capacitive sensing firmware library increases performance, and adds support for new STM8 microcontroller families Geneva, December 15, 2010 –STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading global supplier of microcontrollers, has extended and enhanced its STMTouch™ capacitive touch-sensing firmware library allowing designers to add advanced user-interface features to applications using 8-bit STM8 microcontrollers. The second-generation STMTouch firmware […]

STMicroelectronics Ships One Billionth MEMS Device

ST’s affordable and accurate motion sensors have changed the way people interact with technology Geneva, November 24, 2010 –STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices for consumer and portable applications1, today announced it has shipped its one billionth MEMS sensor. ST’s micro-machined accelerometers and gyroscopes have enabled motion-activated user interfaces in a […]

iPhone 4 Gyroscope Teardown

Teardown Teardowns provide a look inside a device and should not be used as disassembly instructions. Featured Guide This guide has been found to be exceptionally cool by the iFixit staff. Apple’s latest creation—the iPhone 4—features a MEMS gyroscope within its pretty shell. But how does that little chip work, and what does it do? […]

LSM320HAY30 MEMS motion sensor module: 3D digital accelerometer and 2D pitch and yaw analog gyroscope

Description The LSM320HAY30 is a low-power system-inpackage featuring a 3D digital linear acceleration sensor and a 2D analog angular rate pitch and yaw sensor. It provides excellent temperature stability and high resolution over an extended operating temperature range (-40°C to +85°C). ST’s family of sensor modules leverages the robust and mature manufacturing process already used […]