LSM6DSO – Always-on Motion-Processing iNEMO inertial measurement unit
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LSM6DSO – Always-on Motion-Processing iNEMO inertial measurement unit

The LSM6DSO is a system-in-package featuring a 3D digital accelerometer and a 3D digital gyroscope boosting performance at 0.55 mA in high-performance mode and enabling always-on low-power features for an optimal motion experience for the consumer. The LSM6DSO supports main OS...

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NXP’s MMA8451QR1 Accelerometer
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NXP’s MMA8451QR1 Accelerometer

Process computer designs usually start out with an accelerometer. As reliability problems creep in, making the switch to a more “professional” solution is beneficial. Accelerometers are based on the MEMS principle: instead of being a purely solid-state affair, the inside of the...

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Bosch BMA400 – Did you thought accelerometers couldn’t get any better?
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Bosch BMA400 – Did you thought accelerometers couldn’t get any better?

Accelerometers are used in almost all fields, and they have been growing in popularity in IoT and wearables. Nowadays, those devices require a of energy, and because of this, they need to be constantly charged or batteries need to be constantly changed which causes users to lose...

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SODAQ ONE board – GPS + LoRa + Solar charger
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SODAQ ONE board – GPS + LoRa + Solar charger

This is the third generation of our succesful SODAQ ONE board. It is equipped with a solar charge controller and runs on a LiPo or a permanent battery. It has the Ublox Eva 8M GPS module which is not only miniature but with it's assisted GPS feature it can get a fix within seconds....

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Iota V2 – Gyroscope Sensor in tiny dimensions
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Iota V2 – Gyroscope Sensor in tiny dimensions

De Martin Cote @ kickstarter.com designed v2 of his gyroscope sensor that is able to track movement on 3-axis. The new board is smaller, lighter, cheaper and has PPM output to connect on your RC remote control. He writes: Here is the evolution of my successful Gyroscope Sensor. Now...

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Using an MMA7455 accelerometer with an ESP32 board
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Using an MMA7455 accelerometer with an ESP32 board

by shedboy71 @ microproducts.net discuss how to use MMA7455 accelerometer with ESP32 board. He writes: The MMA7455L is a Digital Output (I2C/SPI), low power, low profile capacitive micromachined accelerometer featuring signal conditioning, a low pass filter, temperature compensation,...

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L20G20IS Gyroscope: The secret behind the perfect picture
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L20G20IS Gyroscope: The secret behind the perfect picture

STMelectronics introduces a super tiny two-axis gyroscope (L20G20IS), a Micro-Electro-Mechanical system (MEMS) designed for the optical image stabilization for Smartphones with less energy consumption compared to its predecessor (L2G2IS). A gyroscope, or gyro for short, adds an...

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Flight controller unit evaluation board for drones
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Flight controller unit evaluation board for drones

The STEVAL-FCU001V1 board from ST is designed to support quadcopter drone designers with the latest solutions for motor control, sensors and and microcontroller. A complete sample FW project allows the designer to begin flying small and medium size quadcopters (with brushed or...

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