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TDK Offers InvenSense IAM-20680HP IMU Platform

TDK Corporation has now been offering the InvenSense IAM-20680HP high-performance automotive monolithic 6-axis MotionTracking sensor platform for non-safety relevant automotive applications, which includes the IAM-20680HP IMU MEMS sensor and the DK-20680HP developer kit.

TDKInvenSense’s IAM-20680HP combines a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer in a thin 3 x 3 x 0.75mm (16-pin LGA) package and is automotive qualified based on AEC-Q100 Grade 2. The IAM-20680HP shares pin-to-pin and register compatibility with the full automotive non-safety product family from InvenSense: IAM-20680 (6-axis IMU), IAM-20380 (3-axis gyroscope) and IAM-20381 (3-axis accelerometer).

“TDK is the only company offering a fully compatible, multi-axis and multi-grade automotive IMU platform of products, designed to meet the increasing customer demand of platform scalability in automotive solutions,” said Alberto Marinoni, Director of Product Marketing, Automotive at InvenSense. “Our unique and diversified portfolio helps customers scale their design from low-end to high-end solutions with minimal engineering effort, reducing R&D costs and accelerating time to market.”

It also features an extended FIFO up to 4096-bytes that can lower the traffic on the serial bus interface and reduce power consumption by allowing the system processor to burst read sensor data and then go into low-power mode.

Also, the IAM-20680HP provides industry-leading sensitivity tolerance and temperature stability in combination with proven high robustness by supporting 10,000g shock reliability.

Main applications:

  • Aids Navigation Systems for Dead Reckoning
  • Telematics
  • Insurance Vehicle Tracking
  • Accurate Location for Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Infrastructure
  • View Camera Stabilization and Vision Systems
  • Head-up display (HUD) and Augmented Reality HUD
  • Lift Gate Motion Detection
  • Car Alarm

Main features and benefits:

  • Digital-output X-, Y-, and Z-axis angular rate sensors (gyroscopes) with a user-programmable full-scale range of ±250dps, ±500dps, ±1000dps, ±2000dps and integrated 16-bit ADCs.
  • Digital-output X-, Y-, and Z-axis accelerometer with a programmable full-scale range of ±2g, ±4g, ±8g, ±16g and integrated 16-bit ADCs
  • User-programmable digital filters for gyroscope, accelerometer, and temperature sensor
  • Embedded self-test
  • Wake-on-motion interrupt for low power operation of applications processor
  • Reliability testing performed according to AEC–Q100: PPAP and qualification data available upon request
  • The final test at -40°C, 25°C, and 105°C
  • Burn-in: 100% burn-in in production


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