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SparkFun 9 Degrees of Freedom IMU Breakout

Sparkfun's LSM9DS1 Breakout Board provides a ton of movement data. (Photo credit: Sparkfun.)

Measure velocity, acceleration, and heading with one integrated circuit: Sparkfun’s 9 Degrees of Freedom IMU Breakout. The product has a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, and 3-axis magnetometer. That’s right: nine degrees of freedom in IC! Each sensor has a wide range, too. The accelerometer’s scale can be …

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Robot Spiders Controlled Via Intel’s Curie Wearable

Intel's tiny wearable, the Curie module, includes motion sensors. (Photo credit: Intel.)

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich recently demonstrated the Curie  at the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen. During his presentation, Krzanich wore the Curie as a wristband. Curie — a coin-size, low-power, wearable module — features a a six-axis combined sensor with an accelerometer and gyroscope. It also …

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