With the 3DM-GQ4-4, LORD MicroStrain integrates a triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, temperature sensors, and a pressure altimeter into a tactical-grade all-in-one navigation solution with integrated GNSS. With these sensors, the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) can directly measure acceleration, angular rate, and atmospheric pressure. When processed through a sophisticated estimation filter algorithm, the IMU achieves high […]
At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA, Edgar Masri, CEO and president of Qualtré explains how his company’s bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technology for industrial gyroscopes has improved with a second generation design that improves the performance while reducing the price for this measurement. A development tool for the gyroscope that provides the raw […]
At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA, Ariel Cao, director of business development for tronics microsystems discusses the company’s high performance MEMS gyroscope that achieves 1 degree per hour measurements. For more information, click here.
In Freescale’s Internet of Tomorrow traveling exhibit at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2015, held May 17-21 in Phoenix, AZ, Ray Montoya, a technical sales engineer at Freescale Semiconductor, explains the company’s newest 9 degree of freedom (DOF) sensing technology, computing and sensor fusion software in a sensor fusion toolbox (development platform). For more information, […]
Automotive applications are well known for their stringent quality requirements. At the same time, MEMS gyroscopes have been touted as solutions to and suitable for automotive application requirements for many. So I was quite surprised to read that STMicroelectronics was the first supplier to qualify its A3G4250D Automotive 3-Axis MEMS Gyroscope to meet the automotive […]
At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Edgar Masri, CEO and president of Qualtré discusses the company’s newest single-axis bulk acoustic wave (BAW) gyroscope. Industrial and automotive engineers are attracted to the technology because of its shock and vibration immunity. To watch the video, click here. For more information about QGYR110Hx […]
At the MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress US 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Anthony Gonzales, executive Director of Force Impact Technologies explains the FITGuard cranial impact sensing system for young athletes. To watch the video, click here. For more information about the FITGuard including its Indiegogo funding status, click here.
At CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, Greg Friesmuth, CEO and founder of Skyworks Aerial Systems explains the sensors used in his company’s surveillance drones including accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers that establish orientation and camera sensors. To watch the video, click here. For more information about Skyworks Aerial Systems, click here.
At Sensors Expo 2014, Marcellino Gemelli, director of Marketing and Business Development at Bosch Sensortec discusses the company’s BMI160, the smallest, lowest power inertial measurement unit (IMU) that uses an accelerometer and gyroscope for wearable applications. To watch the video, click here. For more information about the BMI160, click here.
At Sensors Expo 2014, Mike Stanley from Freescale Semiconductor explains the company’s Xtrinsic Sensor Fusion demo. Software developed and improved over the last three years used with the company’s sensors allows accurate motion detection in handheld applications. To watch the video, click here. For more information about Freescale Semiconductor’s Xtrinsic Sensor Fusion, click here.