SmartBug : multi-sensor wireless module

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TDK SmartBug (MD-42688-P) is a multi-sensor wireless module that leverages TDK’s MEMS sensors and algorithms for a wide range of IoT applications.

This module combines six sensors, a powerful wireless (BLE) MCU, seven algorithm driven features and a rechargeable battery, in a small enclosure. It also comes with the option of an Add-On board that includes a WiFi module, an SD card slot and an ultrasonic sensor from TDK.

It includes ICM-42688-P 6-axis IMU, ICP-10100 pressure sensor with humidity sensor, temperature sensor, magnetic sensor and an optional CH-101 ultrasonic sensor from TDK, creating an All-in-one sensor solution. A unique feature of this module is the provision of smart sensor data from IoT sensor algorithms with customized tuning parameters. The algorithms include Door Open/Close Detect, 6 and 9-axis sensor fusion, Asset Monitoring, HVAC Filter Monitoring, Pedometer, Activity classification, Gestures and Air
Mouse Monitoring.
The SmartBug data and outputs can be easily visualized, streamed and recorded on a Windows 10 Application – SmartBug. This application is available for free to download on the Microsoft Store.
The application offers great flexibility to acquire data from BLE, WIFI or USB, depending on the use-case. SD card logging feature in addition allows autonomous logging of data (upto 32GB) without any Windows 10 Application.

Farees Ahmed

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