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Motion sensors

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For a life in motion: motion sensors

Bosch Sensortec has more than ten years of experience in motion sensing for consumer electronics applications. Our expertise and 100 percent in-house design of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors results in compact, ultra-low power, high-performance and highly integrated motion sensors. Our portfolio comprises 3-axis accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers, 6-axis inertial measurement units and 9-axis absolute orientation sensors. Motion sensors enable for various applications such as smartphones, wearables, robots, drones, AR & VR, gaming and smart home.

Experience our motion sensors in action

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How MEMS sensors work

MEMS sensors make phones smart, virtual reality more real and turn wearables into daily companions. These small superheroes endow objects with sensory perceptions and teach electronic systems how to see, feel, and smell. Watch the video to learn about how MEMS sensors work.

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Sensing solutions

Have you ever wondered how smartphones stabilize your pictures or drones their altitude? Or how your vacuum cleaner robot finds its way through your apartment? Explore how our sensing solutions can improve your well‐being and lifestyle.

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Discover our Bosch Sensortec Community to learn about sensing solutions and to accelerate the development of innovative IoT applications. The Community provides useful information, best practice advice and allows developers to share their experience.

The BSEC software is only available for download after accepting the software license agreement:

BSEC license agreement

You will soon receive an e-mail with the download link.