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The Embedded Motion Software Platform consists of open source drivers, software libraries, and the on board Digital Motion Processor providing a complete sensor system on chip (SSoC) solution for our 6 and 9-axis devices. This complete solution from InvenSense provides 6 or 9-axis fused and calibrated data encompassing a 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer, and a 3-axis compass for Microcontroller-based environments and a slew of applications including handhelds, wearables, toys, gaming, audio, industrial, Smart TV’s and more.
The on chip Digital Motion Processor (DMP) contained within the MPU device can generate 6-axis quaternion data, which is the fused data of the accelerometer and the gyroscope. With the addition of a compass and our Embedded Motion Software libraries 9-axis fused data can be achieved.
Yole Developpement, market research firm, projects the revenue for combo motion sensors such as inertial measurement units (IMUs) is expected to rise to $1 billion in 2014, up from $600 million in 2013. By 2018, Yole forecasts that combo sensor revenue will amount to $2.4 billion. Increasing by 4x over that 5 year period.
The new wave of wearable computing will leverage the proliferation of combo sensors as Juniper Research projects retail revenue from smart wearable devices will reach $19 billion by 2018, compared with $1.4 billion in 2013. The firm also projects that sales of smart wearable devices will approach 130 million units by 2018, which is 10 times higher than the number sold in 2013.