Accel 2 click carries ST’s LIS3DSH IC, a low-power factory-calibrated three-axis accelerometer which embeds a FIFO buffer and two programmable state machines.
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Accel 2 click carries ST’s LIS3DSH IC, a low-power factory-calibrated three-axis accelerometer which embeds a FIFO buffer and two programmable state machines. It allows you to implement gesture recognition. User-defined programs can distinguish movement patterns like shake and double shake, face up and face down, turn and double turn, and activate an interrupt upon their execution. You can also switch between I2C and SPI interfaces for communicating with the target board MCU (by soldering the onboard jumpers in the appropriate positions). Accel 2 click is designed to use a 3.3V power supply only.
|Applications||Ideal for motion control user interfaces. Also, pedometers, display orientation detectors and so on|
|On-board modules||ST’s LIS3DSH IC|
|Key Features||FIFO buffer and embedded state machines|
|Key Benefits||Can be programmed to recognize user defined motion patterns. Low power consumption|
|Click board size||S (28.6 x 25.4 mm)|
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