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  • Product Description

    BMI055

    The BMI055 is an ultra-small, 6-axis inertial sensor, consisting of: A digital, triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor and a digital, triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope. The BMI055 allows very low-noise measurement of angular rates and accelerations in 3 perpendicular axes and thus senses tilt, motion, shock and vibration in cellular phones, handhelds, computer peripherals, man-machine interfaces, remote and game controllers.

    With its ultra-small footprint of only 3 x 4.5 mm² the BMI055 is unique in the class of low-noise inertial measurement units. On top, the BMI055 integrates a multitude of features that facilitate its use especially in the area of motion detection applications, such as device orientation measurement, gaming, HMI and menu browser control.

    Applications

    - Activity monitoring, step-counting

    - Navigation

    - Vibration measurement, also for active damping

    - Six-dimensional tracking of trajectories

    - Flat detection, tap sensing, menu scrolling

    - Tilt compensation for electronic compass

    - Advanced power management for mobile devices

    - Shock and free-fall detection

    - Image stabilization

     
     

    Imaging Applications

    Make those unforgettable moments last forever: You take the photo and the sensor will do the rest. Today, not it's not only smartphones that are equipped with cameras; drones, for instance, are increasingly becoming important tools in the hands of foreward-thinking photographers. When a device makes uncontrolled movements, this is instantly corrected with the help of MEMS sensors.

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    Other sensors in the same category

     

    BMI160

    The BMI160 is an ultra-small, low power, low noise 16 bit inertial measurement unit designed for mobile applications like Augmented Reality applications or indoor navigation which require highly accurate, real-time sensor data. This MEMS sensor is available in a compact 14-pin 2.5 x 3.0 x 0.8 mm³ LGA package.

     
  • Technical data
    Parameter Technical data
    Digital resolution Accelerometer (A): 12 bit
    Gyroscope (G): 16bit
    Resolution
    (in ±2g range)
    (A): 0,98 mg
    (G): 0.1°/s
    bandwidth set to 50 Hz
    Measurement ranges
    (programmable)
    (A): ± 2 g, ± 4 g, ± 8 g, ± 16 g
    (G): ± 125°/s, ± 250°/s, ± 500°/s, ± 1000°/s, ± 2000°/s
    Sensitivity (calibrated) (A): ± 2 g 1024 LSB/g
    ± 4 g 512 LSB/g
    ± 8 g 256 LSB/g
    ± 16 g 128 LSB/g
    (G): ± 125°/s 262.4 LSB/°/s
    ± 250°/s: 131.2 LSB/°/s
    ± 500°/s: 65.6 LSB/°/s
    ± 1000°/s: 32.8 LSB/°/s
    ± 2000°/s: 16.4 LSB/°/s
    Zero-g offset (typ., over life-time) (A): ± 70mg, (G): ± 1°/s
    Noise density (typ.) (A): 150μg/√Hz
    (G): 0.014 °/s/√Hz
    Bandwidths (programmable) 1000Hz … 8 Hz
    Digital inputs/outputs SPI, I²C, 4x digital
    interrupts
    Supply voltage (VDD) 2.4 … 3.6 V
    I/0 supply voltage (VDDIO) 1.2 … 3.6 V
    Temperature range -40 … +85°C
    Current consumption
    - full operation
    - low-power mode
    5.15 mA
    < 10 μA
    FIFO data buffer (A) 32 samples depth /
    (G) 100 samples
    (each axis)
    LGA package 3 x 4.5 x 0.95 mm³
    Shock resistance 10,000 g x 200 μs
     
     
  • Documents & drivers
    Type of document Download
    Flyer BST-BMI055-FL000-01
    Datasheet BST-BMI055-DS000-08
    Handling, soldering & mounting instructions BST-MIS-HS000-01
    Driver Combination of BMA2x2 and BMG160 APIs
    BMA2x2 driver
    BMG160 driver