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  • Product Description

    BMI160

    The BMI160 is a small, low power, low noise 16-bit inertial measurement unit designed for use in mobile applications like augmented reality or indoor navigation which require highly accurate, real-time sensor data.

    In full operation mode, with both the accelerometer and gyroscope enabled, the current consumption is typically 950 μA, enabling always-on applications in battery driven devices. It is available in a compact 14-pin 2.5 x 3.0 x 0.8 mm³ LGA package."

    Applications

    - Augmented reality and immersive gaming

    - 3D-scanning and indoor mapping

    - Indoor navigation, pedestrian dead-reckoning, step-counting

    - 6- and 9-axis sensor fusion, air mouse applications

    - Optical image stabilization"

     
     

    Gaming Applications

    Gaming consoles are a normal part of many people's everyday lives. Soccer, dancing, tennis and a multitude of games utilise motion detection. Of course, many game applications use MEMS sensors, e.g. acceleration sensors detect motion to enhance the user's gaming experience. Sensing the particular movement of the user is converted into a motion-based interface for a game. This opens up a world of opportunities for simpler, more interactive user interfaces.

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    BMI055

    The BMI055 is an small, 6-axis inertial MEMS sensor, consisting of a digital, 3-axis, 12 bit acceleration sensor and a digital, 3-axis, 16 bit gyroscope with a footprint of only 3 x 4.5 mm².

     
  • Technical data
    Parameter Technical data
    Digital resolution Accelerometer (A): 16 bit
    Gyroscope (G): 16bit
    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): ±2g: 16384LSB/g
    ±4g: 8192LSB/g
    ±8g: 4096LSB/g
    ±16g: 2048LSB/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): ±40mg (G): ± 10°/s
    Noise density (typ.) (A): 180 μg/√Hz
    (G): 0.008 °/s/√Hz
    Bandwidths (programmable) 1600 Hz … 25/32 Hz
    Digital inputs/outputs SPI, I²C, 4x digital
    interrupts
    Supply voltage (VDD) 1.71 ... 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
    950 μA
    3 μA
    FIFO data buffer 1024 byte
    LGA package 2.5 × 3.0 × 0.8 mm³
    Shock resistance 10,000 g x 200 μs
     
     
  • Documents & drivers
    Type of document Download
    Flyer BST-BMI160-FL000-01
    Datasheet BST-BMI160-DS000-07
    Handling, soldering & mounting instructions BST-MIS-HS000-01
    Driver BMI160 driver