IMU 8DOF is a unique inertial sensing unit that combines the latest advances in MEMS sensor design, wireless communication and low-power microcontrollers. It provides accurate and detailed motion information, a dedicated microcontroller for writing application-specific software, and a separate System-on-Chip (SoC) solution for ZigBee® and IEEE 802.15.4 wireless networking. IMU 8DOF represents the ultimate solution for building intelligent and distributed wireless networks of inertial sensors, enabling a large range of applications in healthcare and wellbeing, sports and entertainment, industrial safety, asset monitoring, automotive and intelligent transportation systems.

Key features:

  • 8 degrees of freedom from three low-power MEMS sensors: 3D accelerometer, 3D magnetic compass and 2D gyroscope.

  • Processing power, storage and I/O in a dedicated low-power microcontroller.

  • ZigBee® and IEEE 802.15.4 wireless communication at a maximum data rate of 250 kbps.

  • Compact size: 50 x 40 mm.