ICM-20648 : 6-axis Motion Tracking device

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The ICM-20648 is a 6-axis MotionTracking device that is
ideally suited for Smartphones, Tablets, Wearable Sensors,
and general IoT applications.
• 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer, and a Digital
Motion Processor™ (DMPTM) in a 3x3x0.9mm (24-pin
QFN) package
• Step Count, Activity Classifier, and B2S (Bring-to-See)
Gesture tuned for Wrist Worn Wearable Applications
• DMP offloads computation of motion processing
algorithms from the host processor, improving system
power performance
• Software drivers are fully compliant with Google’s latest
Android release
• Enhanced FSYNC functionality to improve timing for
applications like EIS
ICM-20648 supports an auxiliary I2
C interface to external
sensors, on-chip 16-bit ADCs, programmable digital filters, an embedded temperature sensor, and programmable
interrupts. The device features an operating voltage range
down to 1.71V. Communication ports include I2
C and high speed SPI at 7 MHz.


• 3-Axis Gyroscope with Programmable FSR of
±250dps, ±500dps, ±1000dps and ±2000dps
• 3-Axis Accelerometer with Programmable FSR of
±2g, ±4g, ±8g and ±16g
• Onboard Digital Motion Processor (DMP)
• Android support
• SW features supported in DMP
o Bring to See
o Step Counter
o Step Detector
o Activity Classifier (walk, run, bike, still)
o Calibration: Accel Bias, Compass Cal, Gyro
o Game Rotation Vector
o Significant Motion
o Pick up
o Rotation Vector (with Aux compass)
o GeoMagnetic Rotation Vector (with Aux
o Linear Acceleration
o Gravity
o Orientation
o Tilt
• Auxiliary I2
C interface for external sensors
• On-Chip 16-bit ADCs and Programmable Filters
• 7 MHz SPI or 400 kHz Fast Mode I²C
• Digital-output temperature sensor
• VDD operating range of 1.71V to 3.6V
• MEMS structure hermetically sealed and bonded at
wafer level
• RoHS and Green compliant


• Wearable Devices
• Smartphones and Tablets
• IoT Applications
• Motion-based game controllers
• 3D remote controls for Internet connected DTVs and
set top boxes, 3D mice

Farees Ahmed

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