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Sensors Expo 2015: Qualtré to Highlight High Performance 3-Axis BAW MEMS Gyroscope

Qualtré, Inc, a leader in the development and commercialization of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS inertial sensors, announced today the company will be exhibiting and demonstrating its new products at Sensors Expo 2015, the leading forum on sensing technologies and solutions in North America, to be held June 9-11, in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention Center.

In Booth #148, Qualtré will demonstrate its second generation high performance 3-axis BAW MEMS™ Gyroscope in a new MEMS sensor fusion application platform featuring 11 degrees of freedom (DOF). This application board combines 3 axes of gyroscopic data, 3 axes of accelerometer data, 3 axes of magnetic (compass) data, plus barometric pressure/altitude, and temperature sensors. The demo will also feature Qualtré’s sensor fusion application development software library that leverages the flexible Atmel® SMART SAM4E Flash microcontroller featuring the high-performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4 RISC processor and floating point unit (FPU).

Qualtré will also demonstrate its new industrial-grade, three-axis angular rate BAW MEMS gyroscopes in the ALPS Electric booth #525. This demo features the vibration immunity of the Qualtré QGYR330Hx and another MEMS gyroscope from a well-known gyroscope supplier. Both gyros are integrated into a single joystick that drives two 3D drone models to demonstrate how each gyro reacts under normal conditions and when vibration is applied.

Qualtré specializes in sensors for industrial and high-performance consumer applications and delivers products with up to 3X the price/performance of competitive solutions. The company’s new and existing customers are testing its products in diverse application end-markets for a wide range of motion sensing challenges. Typical applications include: image stabilization for cameras and position sensing for robotics, IMUs, high-end wearables, agriculture and construction equipment, drones, and innovative applications such as sensors that can detect Parkinson's patients' tremors, measure them and administer medication accordingly.

Qualtré’s QGYR330Hx BAW MEMS™ Gyro was recently cited as a finalist for the “Best of Sensors Expo” awards to be announced on June 10. Previously, Qualtré was cited by EETimes as one of the top 15 MEMS/Analog startups to watch in 2015 and was included in EETimes list of “Silicon 60: Hot Startups.”

Source: http://www.qualtre.com/

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