IMU stands for Interia Measurement, it includes basic sensors such as Accelerometers,Gyroscope and Compass. The combination of these sensors brings 6 DOF, 9 DOF IMU units. All sensors are compatible with Arduino.
10 DOF Mems IMU Sensor Introduction
At the beginning, the inertial measurement unit is an electronic device that measures and reports on a craft's velocity, orientation, and gravitational forces, using a combination of accelerometers,gyroscopes, and magnetometers. Now IMU sensor are commonly used in the Human-computer interaction(HCI), navigational purposes and balancing technology used in the Segway Personal Transpor..
6 DOF Sensor - MPU6050
At the beginning, the inertial measurement unit is an electronic device that measures and reports on a craft's velocity, orientation, and gravitational forces, using a combination of accelerators, gyroscopes, and magnetometers. Now IMUs are commonly used in the Human-computer interaction(HCI), navigational purposes and balancing technology used in the Segway Personal Transporte..
AHRS Pluto N1 Navigation System Introduction
AheadX is aiming to create Inertial Navigation System and Attitude and Heading Reference System with high performance and reliability but smaller size and lower cost. These products could be applied in various high dynamic responses, such as UAV, robot, underwater vehicle, PTZ augmentation device, somatosensory equipment, games / film production, etc. So far, thousands of UAV and ro..
Arduino 9 Axes Motion Shield Introduction
The Arduino 9 Axes Motion Shield is based on the BNO055 absolute orientation sensor from Bosch Sensortec GmbH.
The BNO055 is a System in Package (SiP), integrating a triaxial 14-bit accelerometer, a triaxial 16-bit gyroscope with a range of ±2000 degrees per second, a triaxial geomagnetic sensor and a 32-bit microcontroller running the BSX3.0 FusionLib software.
The sensor fea..
Flymaple-A flight controller with 10 DOF IMU Introduction
Flymaple is a Quadcopter controller board, based on the Maple Project. The FlyMaple embeds a STM32F103RET6 (ARM Cortex-M3) as it's main MCU. It integrates a 3-Axis accelerometer,a 3-Axis gyroscope,a 3-Axis compass and a barometric pressure sensor. By using the 10 dgrees of freedom IMUs and powerful 72MHz high-performation microcontroller, flymaple is powerful enough to handle a com..
Gravity: 6 DOF IMU Shield For Arduino Introduction
This is a 6 Dof IMU shield for Arduino, using the ADXL345 accelerometer and the ITG-3200 gyro.This IMU Combo shield also embeded a xbee sockets. So it's suitable for the projects that need bluetooth, wifi or Zigbee wireless communication.And the shield extends a pair of the encoders, the motor driver interface and 4 analog input connectors.
It's aimed to run on the balan..
Gravity: I2C BMI160 6-Axis Inertial Motion Sensor Introduction
The BMI160 6-axis inertial motion sensor is a new product from DFRobot. It is based on Bosch BMI160 6-axis MEMS sensor which integrates 16-bit 3-axis accelerometer with ultra-low-power 3-axis gyroscope. Bosch BMI160 is designed for smartphones, tablets, wearable devices. It has built-in intelligent step-counting algorithms that can be read directly through registers. Built-in 3-axis ..
Gravity: I2C Triple Axis Accelerometer - LIS2DH Introduction
DFRobot presents the ultra low-power Arduino triple axis accelerometer! This device is based around a MEMS LIS2DH chip solution and has high-performance ultra-low power mode. The module is fitted with a Gravity I2C interface for easy plug and play integration in to your projects. The build in LDO power management chip gives you a wide range of input voltages, from 3.3 – 5V. The on-bo..
Gravity: Triple Axis Accelerometer FXLN8361 Introduction
3-Axis acceleration sensor is an electronic equipment which could measure the acceleration during the object motion. It could help you to analyse the target motion position or direction. The typical interactive application could be the posture recognition and action recognition, such as WII game applications. These video game device are all using internal acceleration sensor, calcul..
Gravity: Triple Axis Accelerometer MMA7361 Introduction
The MMA7361 from Freescale is a very nice IMU sensor with easy analog interface. The MMA7361 Arduino is a 3.3V part and outputs an analog voltage for each of the three outputs. This voltage is in ratio to the measured acceleration and to the supply voltage (ratiometric). It has selectable sensitivity by dip switch. You will need some extra hardware to convert this a..
LSM303 Breakout Board - Tilt Compensated Compass Introduction
The LSM303DLH is a triple axis accelerometer combined with a triple axis magnetic sensor.
This breakout board uses the LSM303DLH to give you the data you need to feed into a microcontroller and calculate tilt-compensated output.
Tilt Compensated Magnetic Compass (CMPS12) Introduction The CMPS12 is our 4th generation tilt compensated compass. Employing a 3-axis magnetometer, a 3-axis gyro and a 3-axis accelerometer. At the core of the module is the superb BNO055 running algorithms to remove the errors caused by tilting of the PCB. Power supply requirements are flexible, you can feed between 3.3 - 5v and the module draws a nominal 18mA of current. A choice of serial..
Triple Axis Accelerometer ADXL345 Introduction
Breakout board for the Analog Device ADXL345. The ADXL345 is a small, thin, low power, 3-axis accelerometer with high resolution (13-bit) measurement at up to ±16 g. Digital output data is formatted as 16-bit twos complement and is accessible through either a SPI (3- or 4-wire) or I2C digital interface.
The ADXL345 is well suited to measures the static acceleratio..
Triple Axis Accelerometer BMA220 (Tiny) Introduction
This Triple Axis Accelerometer with Bosch BMA220 is an ultra small triaxial, low-g acceleration sensor breakboard with SPI and I2C interface, aiming for low power consumer market applications. It allows measurement of accelerations in 3 perpendicular axes and thus senses tilt, motion, shock and vibration in cell phones, handhelds, computer peripherals, man-machine interfaces, virtu..
LilyPad Accelerometer ADXL335 Introduction
This is a three axis accelerometer for the LilyPad system. Based on the ADXL335 accelerometer from Analog Devices, the LilyPad Accelerometer can detect joint movement as well as inclination and vibration.
The ADXL335 outputs a 0V to 3V analog signal on each of the X, Y, and Z axis. You will need to convert this analog voltage to a gravity amount and use trigonometry to calculate..
BMP085 Breakout Introduction
BMP085 Breakout is discontinued now. We recommend these IMU Sensors as suitable replacement where you might find some other alternatives.
This is a simple breakout board for the BMP085 high-precision, low-power barometric pressure sensor from DFRobot. The BMP085 offers a measuring range of 300 to 1100 hPa with an absolute accuracy of down to 0.03 hPa. It's based on piezo-resistive..