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The world is in motion, and at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, InvenSense is showcasing its latest integrated 6-axis and 9-axis MotionTracking technologies. While motion interfaces have rapidly become a key function in many consumer and mobile electronic devices, such as, smartphones, tablets, gaming, smart TV and many other devices, there are health and fitness applications as well.
This week InvenSense will be demonstrating its recently announced health and fitness wearable sensor SDK and its latest motion interface, This could provide for a more intuitive way for users to interact with electronic devices. We’ll be very interested to see where this motion tracking takes us.
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Motion tracking devices have made some major strides in the last couple of years, and now InvenSense, a provider of motion tracking technology, announced this week the availability of its MotionFit System Developers Kit (SDK). This promises to help accelerate design and commercialization of wearable sensor devices for the growing fitness and remote health monitoring markets.
And while this is big news it comes ina small package, as the SKD consists of a small 40mm x 37mm development board incorporating the InvenSense MPU-9150 single chip 9-axis MotionTracking device, a pressure sensor for altitude tracking, a TI MSP430 microcontroller with external serial flash for data logging, a 110mA/hr rechargeable battery, and communication via USB or Bluetooth interfaces enabling real-time streaming of data to smartphones. Read the rest of this entry »