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Handheld electronic compass applications using a Kionix MEMS tri-axis accelerometer

Posted: 21 Oct 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:MEMS? accelerometer tri-axis? handheld compass?

Today's world is about mobility. The expanded and growing availability of cellphones, PDAs and GPS has resulted in a massive integration of features into handheld devices. Growing in popularity, the integrated electronic compass is sure to become one of the next standard features.

This application note explains the integration of a Kionix MEMS tri-axis accelerometer into a handheld electronic compass application. Required theory, plots, equations and circuit block diagrams are provided with this note as guidelines.

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