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ACEINNA launches ‘high performance’ inertial measurement unit for autonomous vehicles robots, and ADAS

ACEINNA has announced the general availability of the IMU330RA high performance inertial measurement unit (IMU).

ACEINNA’s new IMU330RA is an easy-to-integrate, high-performance 6-DOF inertial sensor packaged in a ruggedized, sealed over-molded plastic housing at IP69K level.

The IMU330RA features a redundant 3-Axis Accelerometer and 3-Axis Rate Gyroscope sensors for excellent accuracy and reliability.

The module supports both 1000Base-T1 Automotive Ethernet and CAN-FD interfaces and provides up to 1000Hz update rate with low latency.

The IMU330RA is an automotive grade, ASIL B certified device which serves as the basis for customer positioning system integration to ASIL D.

Teoman Ustun, VP of ACEINNA’s automotive business unit, says: “Our new ACEINNA IMU330RA IMU sensor is designed for use in automotive Level 3 and higher ADAS systems.

“This new sensor module provides encrypted data, at up to 1,000 Hz output rate over both Ethernet and CAN-FD interfaces, and supports precise synchronization based on gPTP 802.1AS:2020 and Unified Diagnostic Services.”

IMU technology is an essential element of todays and tomorrow’s navigation and safety systems for autonomous vehicles and ADAS systems.

IMUs work together with a variety of perception sensors (Lidar, cameras, radar, odometry, and so on) to ensure that the vehicle stays on the correct path.

However, if the perception sensors fail because of location challenges or environmental challenges like heavy rain, snow, dust, or smoke, the IMU can keep the vehicle on its projected path until data from the perception sensors re-engages or the vehicle is safely brought to a stop.

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