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Edge Impulse announces Bosch Sensortec support for Edge ML sensing applications

Edge Impulse has announced that its machine learning development platform now supports Bosch Sensortec sensors, utilized on the new Arduino Nicla Sense ME microcontroller board to allow for unprecedented intelligence in edge-based products and solutions.


Qeexo and Bosch enable developers to quickly build and deploy machine-learning algorithms to Bosch AI-enabled sensors

Qeexo and Bosch Sensortec GmbH announced that machine learning algorithms created using Qeexo's AutoML can now be deployed on Arduino Nicla Sense ME with Bosch BHI260Ap and BME688 sensors. Qeexo AutoML is an automated machine-learning (ML) platform that accelerates the development of tinyML models for the Edge.


E-Sports - Why Asphalt 9 world champion Florian Roschu likes to drive with Bosch Sensortec sensors

Virtual sports cars and digital races are the world of Florian Roschu, a world champion in the smartphone racing game Asphalt 9. As Florian is chasing awards and top times, the e-sports pro uses a specific tilt control system, made possible by Bosch Sensortec MEMS sensors.


MEMS micro speaker: Bosch expands sensor business for consumer electronics

Bosch is expanding its expertise in MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) micro speakers and strengthening its market position as leading providers of sensing solutions for consumer electronics with an acquisition. Arioso Systems, based in Dresden, Germany, is to become part of the Bosch Sensortec GmbH. Agreements to this effect were signed by Bosch and Arioso Systems.


Bosch barometric pressure sensor raises the bar for accuracy and performance in mobile devices

Bosch Sensortec introduces the BMP581, a barometric pressure sensor that couples low power consumption with extreme accuracy to provide altitude tracking in wearables, hearables or IoT devices. This capability makes it ideal for applications such as fitness tracking, fall detection, indoor localization and navigation, enabling new use cases that were previously impossible.

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Join the virtual unveiling event for our new barometric pressure sensor!

#SpotTheHiddenChamp and be part of our digital launch event. Get exclusively first hand insights and receive all information you need to know about our brand-new barometric pressure sensor.

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SensiML Adds AI Capabilities to Arduino Nicla Sense ME Featuring Bosch Sensortec Sensors

SensiML™ Corporation, a leading developer of AI tools for building intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints, today announced that it supports AI/ML development for the Arduino Nicla Sense ME tiny form factor board.

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Like a sniffer dog: A gas sensor for air quality

A dog’s nose has up to 220 million olfactory cells. There is a reason we refer to sniffer dogs as having an incredible nose that can even sniff out banned substances or bodies that are buried. With the BME688, Bosch Sensortec has taken the animal’s super-sensitive organ as inspiration and developed a gas sensor that can, for instance, detect rotten fruit or bad breath.

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More chips: Bosch to invest on extending semiconductor production in Reutlingen

Reutlingen, Germany – In an additional move to combat the ongoing global chip shortage, Bosch plans to further extend its wafer fab in Reutlingen. More than a quarter of a billion euros is to be invested in creating new production space and the necessary clean-room facilities between now and 2025. This will give Bosch the firepower to meet the continuously growing demand for chips used in mobility and IoT applications.

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Fight against climate change: How BME688 and BME AI-Studio Server help to detect wildfires

When it comes to wildfires, time is of the essence. A solution is needed that detects fires early by detecting smoke, hydrogen and other gases released by pyrolysis in the early stages of a wildfire, buying firefighters valuable time to extinguish the fire before it spreads out of control. Our BME688 sensor can detect forest fires before they develop into open fires by measuring various gases such as carbon monoxide and hydrogen.

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NextNav and Bosch Sensortec Partner to Elevate Barometric Sensor Performance for Smartphones, Wearables, Airborne Vehicles and Other Devices

NextNav (Nasdaq: NN), a leader in next generation GPS, today announced a partnership with Bosch Sensortec, the leading provider in sensing solutions for consumer electronics, to enable more precise vertical location in barometric pressure sensors. Bosch Sensortec’s barometric pressure sensors will undergo rigorous testing through the NextNav Certified program to certify their accuracy and performance meet stringent standards across a variety of use cases.

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Exciting showdown of the Bosch Sensortec IoT Innovation Challenge at the MikroSystemTechnik Congress 2021

The Bosch Sensortec IoT Innovation Challenge is a unique online competition where student teams combine hardware and software tools to develop fascinating sensor-based IoT solutions. The ten best student teams presented their solutions in a pitch presentation and an exhibition at the MikroSystemTechnik Kongress 2021. An independent jury of experts from research and industry decided on the three winning teams, which received prize money of up to 1,500 euros.

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Bosch to invest more than 400 million euros in its semiconductor fabs in 2022

In the face of the global chip shortage, Bosch is increasing its capital expenditure. Just a few weeks after opening its new wafer fab in Dresden, the supplier of technology and services has now announced another nine-figure investment in its chip manufacturing facilities. In 2022 alone, Bosch plans to invest more than 400 million euros in expanding its wafer fabs in Dresden and Reutlingen, Germany, and its semiconductor operations in Penang, Malaysia.


Sensing and intelligence at the edge becomes accessible to all,
with Nicla Sense ME by Arduino Pro and Bosch Sensortec

Arduino Pro and Bosch Sensortec have partnered to set a new standard for smart sensing solutions: the Nicla Sense ME is Arduino Pro’s latest product, featuring the latest generation Bosch sensors technology on the smallest form factor yet, to bring sensing and intelligence at the edge.


Application Board 3.0:
New Bosch sensor evaluation board for rapid prototyping accelerates development

The newly launched Application Board 3.0 provides a versatile development solution that makes it quick and easy for engineers to work with all Bosch Sensortec sensors on one common platform. The new board simplifies the evaluation and prototyping of sensors for a wide range of applications, particularly in Industry 4.0, IoT, Smart Home systems, and wrist- and head-mounted wearables.

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New development tool in partnership with Arduino coming soon!

Bosch Sensortec will soon launch a new tool for intelligent sensing solutions in partnership with Arduino. The tool will be simple, extensible and deployable in order to develop innovative solutions and test Bosch Sensortec sensors. Sign up in order to receive further information as well as an exclusive 10% promo code for the Arduino Official Store on launch day of the new development tool.

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Hack, Eat, Sleep, Repeat: Bosch Sensortec starts IoT Innovation Challenge

Under the motto 'IoT - Invented for life', Bosch is organizing together with GMM - VDE/VDI Society for Microelectronics, Microsystems and precision engineering the online innovation competition "Bosch Sensortec IoT Innovation Challenge." The competition is part of the MikroSystemTechnik Kongress 2021, one of the largest trade conferences in microelectronics and microsystems technology. The Bosch Sensortec IoT Innovation Challenge runs from May 15 to September 30. 20 student teams are challenged to develop an innovative IoT solution using the latest sensors and development tools from Bosch Sensortec.


Webinar: How sensing solutions help to fight against the spread of COVID-19

Did you know that humans breathe in more than 10,000 l / day and spend 90 % of their life in buildings? Indoor air quality strongly affects our health and well-being as well as the risk of virus infections via Aerosols, such as COVID-19. The BME680 sensor has been developed to detect exhaled human breath and outputs an index of air quality.

In this 45-minute on-demand webinar, we give you an overview of environmental sensing in relation to indoor air quality. You will see why and how sensing solutions help fight the spread of COVID-19.

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Digital nose for air quality: Bosch Sensortec’s 4-in-1 gas sensor with AI

Whether at home, in the office or outdoors, we need to be confident that the air around us is clean and safe to breathe – COVID-19 has clearly highlighted the importance of air quality. Due to the particulates, gases and even airborne viruses ubiquitously present in our modern environment, poor air quality has an increasingly negative impact on our health and well-being. To address this growing need, Bosch Sensortec has announced the BME688, the first air quality MEMS sensor that combines gas, humidity, temperature and barometric pressure sensing with innovative artificial intelligence (AI) capability.


AI Fitness Tracker – Beating the "Corona-tine"

The world’s first self-learning AI sensor for wearables and hearables is based on Edge AI. Having an “edge” like that on your wrist makes your fitness tracker individually tailored to you and the way you move. With each movement it adjusts itself. The sensor provides more reliable analytics and reduces the need for data storage space, eliminating data transmission to the cloud. Keeping you in control of your data. Melena and Geoff learn from product manager Kaustubh Gandhi and research scientist Thomas Nilsson what went into the development of this new approach to fitness trackers.


Making a splash: Bosch launches a robust barometric pressure sensor

Wearable fitness trackers are rapidly growing in popularity. A barometric pressure sensor enables the wearable to detect changes in the user’s elevation, for example when walking up or down stairs, for calculating the number of calories that the user is burning. Until now, many barometric pressure sensors have not been resistant against liquids and thus it has been challenging to integrate them into waterproof products. To address this issue, Bosch Sensortec developed the BMP384, a robust barometric pressure sensor delivering market-leading accuracy in a compact package.

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How sensing solutions help to fight against the spread of COVID-19

Covid-19 quickly became a worldwide pandemic because of the virus's ability to easily spread from person to person. To reduce the risk of infection, it is important to keep the indoor concentration of exhaled breath as low as possible. This means: rooms need to be ventilated whenever the concentration of exhaled air increases significantly, and to ventilate them correctly.

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MEMS: with all (technical) senses

What is smaller than the nail of your little finger, has artificial intelligence in it, and can analyze the air in a room and tell you to open the window when there are too many aerosols floating around? The answer: Microelectromechanical systems – MEMS for short. In this podcast episode, the hosts are talking to Bosch experts Emma Abel and Richard Fix to learn about the latest fields of application for MEMS.

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Sensors get clever: AI revolutionizes fitness tracking

Squats, crunches or kettlebell swings: The list of fitness exercises available nowadays is almost endless. Many fitness trackers or smartwatches, however, offer only a very limited number of activities that can be tracked and do not recognize activities reliably due to different performance styles, equipment, heights and energy levels of users.

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Me, myself and AI

Fitness tracking is presently experiencing a huge upswing in popularity. The market for fitness trackers and step counters has surged by 65% year-on-year, with just the Fitbit platform alone claiming nearly 30 million active users. Current activity tracking devices have demonstrated the huge market potential of this segment and have laid the groundwork for next-generation AI-enabled devices to take centre stage as individual fitness tracking goes mainstream.

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Swim like a fish with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a natural and integral part of our everyday lives – working silently and unnoticed in the background. AI makes sense of the multitude of data streaming in from various sensors to deliver detailed and precise insights, which have the potential to increase the utility of virtually all electronic devices on the market today.


Telit Arduino Turnkey IoT Innovation Kit Enables Fast, Inexpensive LTE IoT Application Development

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the launch of Charlie, a turnkey innovation kit for fast, inexpensive development of Arduino-based, LTE-powered IoT applications.

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Qeexo AutoML Enables Machine Learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0

The support of the Qeexo AutoML platform enables application developers to easily add intelligence to small devices such as wearables, making a world of one trillion intelligent devices a closer reality.

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Air quality measurement gets personal with advanced PM2.5 and VOC sensor technologies

Poor air quality can greatly impact your health and well-being. Two important indicators for air pollution measurement are small particulate matters of 2.5 microns or less and volatile organic compounds. But what is your personal exposure to particles or gases? And how can you measure this reliably? New sensor technologies can now provide a solution.

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Bosch Sensortec teams up with Qualcomm to provide innovative software solutions

Bosch Sensortec has been developing innovative sensor software solutions in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. through their Qualcomm® Platform Solutions Ecosystem program.

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Bosch launches barometric pressure sensor BMP390 for smartphones, wearable and hearable devices

Bosch Sensortec announces the BMP390, a barometric pressure sensor that delivers unmatched accuracy for altitude tracking in smartphones as well as wearable and hearable devices.

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Telit’s new OneEdge evaluation kit enables rapid IoT development and time to market

London, February 19, 2020 – Telit today announced Bravo, a turnkey evaluation kit for rapidly developing and deploying a wide variety of IoT solutions, including drones, wearables, smart home devices and more. The evaluation kit features three Bosch Sensortec environmental and motion sensors.


More than meets the eye: Bosch enables the next generation of smartglasses

Innovative Light Drive system for smartglasses creates the first transparent, lightweight, and stylish user experience
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MEMS sensors enabling connectivity.

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Simplified development of cellular IoT prototypes is now possible in just a few days with launch of Nordic Thingy:91

Nordic Semiconductor announces the introduction of the ‘Thingy:91’ rapid cellular IoT prototyping platform

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ON Semiconductor Hosts ‘Innovations in Smart Homes and Buildings’ Technology Seminars

Global seminar series provides key insights into the technologies revolutionizing the consumer and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets


Hearables: Bosch brings smart features to your ear

Bosch Sensortec announces a new variant of its high-performance BMA456 accelerometer at Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose, California. The BMA456 hearable accelerometer is the industry’s only accelerometer with optimized hearable features integrated in one sensor and complements the existing BMA456 wearable variant.

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Bosch to invest more than 400 million euros in its semiconductor fabs in 2022

In the face of the global chip shortage, Bosch is increasing its capital expenditure. Just a few weeks after opening its new wafer fab in Dresden, the supplier of technology and services has now announced another nine-figure investment in its chip manufacturing facilities. In 2022 alone, Bosch plans to invest more than 400 million euros in expanding its wafer fabs in Dresden and Reutlingen, Germany, and its semiconductor operations in Penang, Malaysia.
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Bosch Sensortec to present latest sensing solutions for smart homes and wearables at electronica China

Bosch Sensortec’s sensing solutions provide market-leading solutions for up-and-coming applications such as smart homes and wearables. They combine the high performance, innovative features and low power consumption demanded by these rapidly growing market segments.

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ON Semiconductor introduces the RSL10 sensor development kit for power-optimized IoT applications

This small form-factor platform includes Bosch Sensortec’s highly integrated BME680 environmental sensor to detect a broad range of gases for air quality applications, as well as our BMM150 geomagnetic sensor and the BHI160 smart sensor for high accuracy motion sensing.

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Bosch Sensortec launches ideation community to foster and accelerate innovative IoT applications

Bosch Sensortec has launched a new ideation community for customers, partners, developers and makers to learn about sensing solutions and to accelerate the development of innovative IoT applications.


Bosch launches smart ultra-low power IMU BMI270 optimized for wearables

At CES® in Las Vegas, Nevada, Bosch Sensortec announced the BMI270, an ultra-low power smart Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) specifically targeted at wearable applications.


Bosch announces industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor BHI160BP for wearables

Reutlingen/Munich, Germany – At electronica Munich, Bosch Sensortec announces the BHI160BP, the industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor that utilizes integrated inertial sensors to improve GPS location tracking.


Bosch launches BMI260 family: new generation of IMUs optimized for smartphone applications

Reutlingen, Germany – Bosch Sensortec launches the BMI260 family, a new generation of high-performance MEMS Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) targeted at smartphone applications. The family comprises of three sensors – BMI260, BMI261 and BMI263.


Ultra-low power accelerometer BMA400 from Bosch for IoT and wearables available through distribution

Bosch Sensortec's BMA400, an ultra-low power MEMS acceleration sensor for IoT and wearable applications, is now available worldwide through distributors.


Bosch launches new generation of smart sensor hubs BHI260 and BHA260 for wearables, hearables, AR/VR and other mobile devices

San Jose, USA/Reutlingen, Germany – Today, at Sensors Expo in San Jose, California, Bosch Sensortec announced the BHI260 and BHA260, the first two members of a new generation of smart sensor hubs. These new devices are optimized for 24/7, always-on sensor processing and feature ultra-low power consumption.


Bosch Sensortec launches high performance barometric pressure sensor BMP388 for CE drones

Nuremberg, Germany – February 27, 2018: Bosch Sensortec today introduces a new high performance barometric pressure MEMS sensor: the BMP388 is ideally suited for altitude tracking in Consumer Electronics (CE) drones, wearables, smart homes and other applications.


Bosch launches high-performance IMU BMI085 for virtual and augmented reality applications

At electronica China in Shanghai, Bosch Sensortec launches the BMI085, a high-performance 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). The BMI085 integrates a 3-axis, 16-bit MEMS acceleration sensor and a 3-axis, 16-bit MEMS gyroscope in a single compact package.


Bosch launches high-performance IMU for drone and robotics applications at CES 2018

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA, Bosch Sensortec launches the MEMS sensor BMI088, a high-performance Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) with outstanding vibration robustness, specifically designed for drone and robotics applications.


CES 2018: Bosch launches BMA400 ultra-low power accelerometer for wearables and IoT applications

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA, Bosch Sensortec is launching the BMA400, an ultra-low power acceleration sensor for wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.


ARIS EDGE platform with BNO055 and BME280

Arrow Electronics has launched the ARIS EDGE (Arrow Renessas IoT Synergy) development platform, which lets designers accelerate development of low-power Internet of Things (IoT) devices.


Cooperation with Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics signs global agreement with Bosch Sensortec to adress IoT. Arrow's IoT portfolio includes a comprehensive range of hardware component, development platforms and software tools.


Environmental sensor BME680 now available through distribution

The BME680 combines pressure, humidity, temperature and indoor air quality measurement function for IoT applications. Available worldwide starting from July 17, 2017.


Bosch announces high-performance MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

A new family of MEMS acceleration sensors for wearable devices, offering high performance and ease of integration in compact packages.

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Bosch joins MIPI Alliance as new member

Robert Bosch GmbH and, correspondingly, Bosch Sensortec as a wholly owned subsidiary has joined the MIPI® Alliance as a Contributor Member.

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Sensor platform M2.COM

Embedded World 2016: Advantech, ARM, Bosch Sensortec, Sensirion and Texas Instruments, announced the collaboration of a new IoT sensor platform called M2.COM.

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Markt & Technik `Manager of the Year´ Award

We are pleased to announce that Stefan Finkbeiner has been recognized for his top of the class managerial skills by the renowned magazine Markt & Technik. He has been presented with the `Manager of the Year´ Award for the category Sensors.

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QuickLogic EOS S3 Reference Design with Bosch sensors

QuickLogic selects Bosch Sensortec motion sensors for EOS S3 sensor processing SoC reference design.

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Bosch Sensortec wins 2016 Best of Sensors Expo Award

BMF055, the industry's first custom programmable 9-axis motion sensor was recognized for Innovation.

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Microchip releases demonstration platform for IoT applications

The platform is based on industry's lowest power BLE sensor node. Delivering over 4X more battery life and faster time to market, platform comes complete with Microchip's MCU, Bluetooth® low energy and sensor technology.

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BiNgO campaign sparks ideas for sensor innovations

Bosch employees invent new applications with the BNO055 9-axis ASSN. More than 200 ideas received in the idea and marker competition.

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Bosch Sensortec IMU: enabling accurate real-time augmented reality

Our world is inextricably turning truly semi-virtual. A great example of this is a new mobile app that has taken the world by storm: Pokémon GO, which became the top grossing game within 24 hours of its release.

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Wearables – they go where you go

Sensors solutions enable wearable devices

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New product: BMF055

Bosch Sensortec launches industry's first custom programmable 9-axis motion sensor.