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BMX160 Absolute Orientation Sensor

Bosch Sensortech's BMX160 comprises a 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, and geomagnetic sensor in a single package

Image of Bosch Sensortec's BMX160 Orientation Sensor Bosch Sensortech's BMX160 is a very small, low power, low noise, absolute orientation sensor designed for use in wearable devices like smartwatches or augmented reality glasses. It comprises a 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, and geomagnetic sensor in a single package. Its current consumption is typically 1580 μA, enabling always-on applications in battery driven devices. The BMX160 is available in a compact 14-pin 2.5 mm x 3.0 mm x 0.95 mm LGA package.

Features
  • High-performance accelerometer, gyroscope, and geomagnetic sensor
  • Very low power consumption: typ. 1585 µA in high-performance mode
  • Android Marshmallow certified: significant motion, step detector/step counter (5 µA each)
  • Very small 2.5 mm x 3.0 mm footprint, height 0.95 mm
  • Built-in power management unit (PMU) for advanced power management
  • Power saving with fast start-up mode of gyroscope
  • Wide power supply range: 1.71 V to 3.6 V
  • Allocatable FIFO buffer of 1024 bytes
  • Hardware sensor time-stamps for accurate sensor data fusion
  • Integrated interrupts for enhanced autonomous motion detection
  • Flexible digital primary interface to connect to host over I2C or SPI
  • Extended I2C mode with clock frequencies up to 1 MHz
Applications
  • Augmented reality and immersive gaming
  • 3D scanning and indoor mapping
  • Indoor navigation and pedestrian dead-reckoning, step counting
  • Wearable accessories requiring a small footprint and high performance
  • 9-axis sensor fusion, air mouse applications
  • Optical image stabilization

BMX160 Orientation Sensor

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionSensor TypeOutput TypeOperating TemperatureAvailable QuantityView Details
IMU ACCEL/GYRO/MAGBMX160IMU ACCEL/GYRO/MAGAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, 9 AxisI²C, SPI-40°C ~ 85°C (TA)2807 - ImmediateView Details
Published: 2019-02-28