Nine-Axis Sensing Enables Games and Augmented Reality

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

At the 2012 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Frank Melzer, CEO of Bosch Sensortec demonstrates 9-axis sensing using a combined accelerometer and eCompass magnetometer with…

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Accelerometer Helps Archers Hit the Mark

Thursday, January 5, 2012

When new products are introduced, manufacturers like to identify other potential applications beyond the one used to drive product development. Mounting an accelerometer on an arrow tip to…

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Smallest Sensor Week: Smallest 3-Axis Digital Gyroscope

Monday, December 12, 2011

With microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology and semiconductor packages, sensor manufacturers compete to cram the most technology into the smallest package. This week, Sensor Tips will highlight products that…

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Small Vibration Monitor Delivers Exceptional Low-noise Performance

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

A vibration monitor can prevent a myriad of problems – if it can fit within the monitored system’s space constraints and has the right performance. For noise sensitive…

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Sensing Three Axes of Linear and Angular Motion in a 20-mm Footprint

Saturday, September 24, 2011

There seems to be an insatiable demand to sense motion in the latest portable electronic products. For those with limited space, STMicroelectronics LSM330DL Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensor could…

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Three-Axis Digital Gyroscope Targets Consumer and Portable Applications

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Today’s advancements in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensor technology can mean new levels of performance and reliability in specific applications. An example is STMicroelectronics newest 3-axis digital gyroscope that…

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Highly Integrated MEMS-Based Motion Sensing

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Motion sensing is at the heart of several new features in consumer products including cell phone, tablet PCs and games. InvenSense has been a major player in these…

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