Gyroscope Gets The Big, Shake-Free Picture

STMicroelectronics’ L20G20IS miniature two-axis MEMS gyroscope measures 2 mm x 2 mm x 0.7 mm, liberating an extra 1.29 mm2 of board space compared to the previous 2.3 mm x 2.3 mm L2G2IS. A suppression ratio of 6 dB enables reliable optical correction to banish camera shake from smartphone photography. Overall noise performance is enhanced with a rate noise density (RND) of 3.8mdps/√Hz, configurable phase delay down to 1° at 20 Hz, and typical ZRL of ±5 dps. At up to ±200dps, the full-scale range is undiminished, while sensitivity and temperature stability are both improved. An integrated temperature sensor ensures best-in-class compensation, to help users capture sharp images even with long exposure times. The L20G20IS boots in less than 70 ms, up 30% faster than the L2G2IS, and draws less than half the current by operating at 1.4 mA. The L20G20IS is compatible with single- or dual-camera modules, and is available now in the 12-lead 2 mm x 2 mm LGA package. Pricing is from $1.69 each/1,000.

 

STMicroelectronics

Free Newsletter

Like this article? Subscribe to FierceSensors!

The sensors industry is constantly changing as innovation runs the market’s trends. FierceSensors subscribers rely on our suite of newsletters as their must-read source for the latest news, developments and analysis impacting their world. Register today to get sensors news and updates delivered right to your inbox.

Burlington, MA

781-861-2650

http://www.st.com

Suggested Articles

OmniVision's new OX01F10 SoC module provides automotive designers with a small form factor with low-light performance, ultra-low power and reduced cost.

Several industry leaders have formed a QSFP-DD800 Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) Group to expedite development of high-speed, double-density, quad small form…

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced its secure fine ranging chipset, SR100T, to achieve precise positioning performance for next-generation UWB-enabled…