STMicroelectronics (Geneva) (NYSE: STM) has collaborated with Microsoft to develop a motion and orientation Human Interface Device (HID) sensor solution for the Windows 8 operating system. ST’s MEMS sensors and the sensor-hub solution are now ready to ship in high volumes with the release of Windows 8. Several major worldwide OEMs and ODMs have selected ST’s sensor solutions for their Windows 8-based devices. Features include:

  • A 3-axis digital gyroscope.
  • A 3-axis digital accelerometer.
  • A 3-axis digital magnetometer with a proximity sensor.
  • A barometric pressure sensor.
  • A high-performance STM32 microcontroller that runs ST’s iNEMO Engine sensor-fusion algorithms.

For more information visit www.st.com.

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