6-Axis

InvenSense’s 6-axis family of motion sensors with a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer on the same silicon die are the highest performance sensors in the market with the lowest noise, best temperature stability, and highest sensitivity accuracy. These key factors are key to create applications such as navigation, imaging, and augmented reality, with the best user experience.

This portfolio includes sensors with intelligent on-board processing designed for the smart use of power where the main processor can be kept in low power mode, such as when a wearable device is keeping track of a user’s steps to count calorie expenditure. These devices enable manufacturers to eliminate the costly and complex selection, qualification, and system level integration of discrete devices, guaranteeing optimal motion performance for consumers.

The 6-axis family also supports highly configurable multi-interface devices that for example support external devices such as manometers and barometers. Combined with the InvenSense MotionApps™ Platform, sensor management is offloaded from the operating system and the motion-based complexities are abstracted using a structured set of APIs for application development.

Recommended Products

Part # Market Market Status Comments PDF
MOD-1600
MOD-1600
Drones, VR, IoT Coming Soon Smallest 6-Axis Temperature Stabilized MotionTracking Module Ideally Suited for Drones, Head Mount Displays, and IoT applications PB
ICM-20600
ICM-20600
Motion Coming Soon Low-Power, High-Performance Integrated 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device in 2.5mm x 3mm Package PB
ICM-20601
ICM-20601
High-Speed Motion Analysis
(Non-Impact Sports)
Active World’s First Wide-Range 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device for High-Speed, Non-Impact Applications, with a Wide 4000 dps FSR Gyroscope and 32g Accelerometer PB
ICM-20602
ICM-20602
Motion New Low-Power, High-Performance Integrated 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device in 3mm x 3mm Package PB
ICM-20603
ICM-20603
Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality Applications
HMD
Coming Soon Low-Power, High-Performance Integrated 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device in 3mm x 3mm Package PB
ICM-20609
ICM-20609
Motion Active High Performance 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device and 4 Kbyte FIFO and Thin Package PB
ICM-20648
ICM-20648
Motion, Wearable New DMP-Enabled 6-Axis Integrated Solution PB
ICM-20649
ICM-20649
Sports, Wearables New Wide-Range 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device for Sports and High Impact Applications PB
ICG-20660/L
ICG-20660/L
OIS New High Performance 6-Axis MotionTracking Device with Enhanced Electronic Image Stabilization Support, Optimized for Optical Image Stabilization PB
ICM-20689
ICM-20689
Drones, VR, IoT New 6-Axis DMP-Enabled Drone/VR/IoT solution, Targeted For All Current MPU-6000/6050 Users PB
ICM-30630
ICM-30630
IoT Active FireFly: World’s First Tri-Core 6-Axis MotionTracking Solution with Integrated Sensor-Hub Framework Software PB
ICM-30670
ICM-30670
IoT, OIS Coming Soon FireFly: World’s First OIS+UI Solution with Integrated Sensor Hub PB
IAM-20680
IAM-20680
Automotive Coming Soon AEC-Q100 Qualified 6-Axis Integrated High-Performance MotionTracking Device PB
FireFly Development Kit
FireFly Development Kit
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Legacy, but Fully Supported Products

Part # Market Market Status Comments PDF
MPU-6000
MPU-6000
Motion NR/ND SPI Output Only DS
MPU-6050
MPU-6050
Motion NR/ND I²C Output Only DS
MPU-6500
MPU-6500
Motion NR/ND 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device with DMP DS
ICM-20608-G
ICM-20608-G
Motion NR/ND 6-Axis MEMS MotionTracking™ Device PB
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