• Freescale Xtrinsic Intelligent Sensing Software Training Module 1: Installing the necessary software

    A video from Christine, Freescale Sensor Division Solutions. She will explain the required steps to prepare your PC for developing, installing, and executing Freescale's ISF user applications. Specifically, this video will demonstrate the installations…

  • Freescale Xtrinsic eCompass Software Awarded Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

    Did you know that Freescale Xtrinsic eCompass software has been awarded and Electronic Product  "Product of the year" recently ?

    Sensor fusion solution garners innovation award for empowering engineers with C source code for magnetic calibration…

  • Lowest Power Freescale MMA8491Q Xtrinsic Accelerometer [Product Launch, 7 November]

        

     

    On Wednesday, 7 November, Freescale will announce the MMA8491Q Xtrinsic ultra-low-power accelerometer at the MEMS Executive Congress in Scottsdale, Arizona. This sensor enables smart meters, home appliances, asset tracking applications, gaming and remote…

  • Freescale XTRINSIC : Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Pressure and Touch Sensors

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    Freescale's new line of Xtrinsic sensing solutions offers the right combination of high-performance sensing capability, processing capacity and customizable software

     

     

     

     

     

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    Freescale Offers a Full Portfolio of MEMS…

  • Roadtest: Freescale Xtrinsic Accelerometer Cube Demo

    Have you ever wanted an easy method to add motion detection to your project?  

    Want to try out an accelerometer but don’t know how to interpret the data coming out? 

     

    Freescale has developed a simple module that allows you to do both by combining an accelerometer…

  • Freescale MEMS senses tilt for smart meter tamper prevention

    Extracted from the publication of R. Colin Johnson on EETime website 8 November 2012

     

     

    Sensing "tilt" in old style pinball machines used a mechanical ball-in-tube sensor, but the micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) version should harness a tri-axis accelerometer…

  • Chrysler trying a simpler touch

    Extracted from the publication of Craig Trudell, Bloomberg News on The Windsor Star website 27 November 2012

     

    Chrysler Group LLC is emerging a leader in touch screens by letting Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. jump ahead and stumble.

     

    Blunders with…

  • A day without MEMS

    Extracted from the publication of Karen Lightman on EETimes website 27 November 2012

       

    MEMS devices are everywhere. They have permeated almost every aspect of our lives, forever altering our interaction with our digital environment. Unknowingly, we take…

  • Latest Freescale Wireless Robot Can Walk, Dance and Teach Sensor Programming

    Source: Freescale Semiconductor News Release

     

     

    Tower System mechatronics robot and board enable rapid sensor application development with easy-to-use programming language and expanded capabilities

    Freescale Semiconductor announced March 26th 2012 significant…

  • Freescale Xtrinsic MAG3110 Magnetic Sensor demo [video]

    Freescale's first three-axis magnetometer, the Xtrinsic MAG3110 is a low-power, small-profile sensor that delivers enhanced digital electronic compass (eCompass) functionality for location-based services (LBS) such as navigation, dead-reckoning and location…