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Accelerometer Monitors Car Motion

Accelerometer Monitors Car Motion

The AIS328DQ three-axis low-g accelerometer targets a wide range of automotive applications including vehicle tracking, event recording, abuse monitoring, and dead-reckoning. Qualified to AEC-Q100, it provides output across user-selectable ranges of ±2g, ±4g, and ±8g. With an extended temperature range from -40°C to +105°C, the sensor is deployable inside the cabin or inside modules that have self-heating components like power stages. Users can activate an embedded routine at any time to verify correct functioning of the device. Single-unit pricing is below $3 each/100,000. STMICROELECTRONICS, Lexington, MA. (888) 787-3550.

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