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an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets

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Having the flexibility to do this with the same accelerometer reduces the amount of accelerometers that testers need in their inventory.
a global MEMS inertial sensor manufacturer based in Ithaca, NY, USA, offers high-performance, low-power accelerometers, gyroscopes, and 6-axis combination sensors plus comprehensive software libraries that support a full range of sensor combinations, operating systems and hardware platforms.
Accelerometers are very precise, but cost more than $1,000 each, and a single accelerometer only measures a single point along a structure.
com/research/9hszp6/bosch_sensortec) has announced the addition of the "Bosch Sensortec BMA355 - 3-Axis MEMS Accelerometer - Reverse Costing Analysis" report to their offering.
The researchers focused specifically on the accelerometer, a sensor that tracks three-dimensional movements of the phone - essential for countless applications, including pedometers, sleep monitoring, mobile gaming - but their findings suggest that other sensors could leave equally unique fingerprints.
ActiLife ActiGraph GT3X+ accelerometers (Pensacola, Florida) were applied to each subject to measure limb segment accelerations.
I'll tell you how this kind of chip works and how it's made, but first, some basics of accelerometers.
ST's LIS2DH and LIS2DM accelerometers provide extremely accurate, high-resolution output across full-scale ranges of plus or minus 2g/plus or minus 4g/plus or minus 8g/ plus or minus16g and boast excellent stability over time and temperature.
We can determine the same parameters for other accelerometers and gyroscopes.
Although accelerometers have been used for decades to quantify human movement, recent advancements in miniaturization and memory storage have resulted in increased interest in their use as tools for biomechanical and physiological analysis (1, 6, 7, 10).
Further reducing cost, the first generation of the sensors, which will debut on an unnamed European passenger car in 2007, are designed to replace the two accelerometers commonly mounted in the front bumper area with one combined unit.
Each of the instrument's three cylindrical arms contains a pair of motion-detecting accelerometers.
The Freescale sensor toolbox provides hardware, software and accessories in a common platform for accelerometers, magnetometers, pressure sensors and touch sensors.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About MEMS Accelerometers MEMS accelerometers measure the translational or angular acceleration of sensor electronic devices.
From smartphones and tablets to smart clothing and wearables, mCube offers accelerometers, electronic compasses (e-compass), and software-based gyroscopes that enable the new era of 'The Internet of Moving Things' where everyday objects and devices can measure, monitor, and analyze motion and context in space, generating massive amounts of data and insight.