EPSON ANNOUNCES TWO NEW INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNITS FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
- Fully-Ruggedized IMUs provide CAN and RS-422 Interfaces -
SAN JOSE, CA - March 11, 2013 -
Epson Electronics America (EEA) has developed two new products, the M-G550-PC and the M-G550-PR, for its inertial measurement unit (IMU) lineup. The new products will be on display at Sensor + Test 2013, the world's largest international fair for sen
sors to be held from May 14th-16th in Nuremburg, Germany. Later this year, EEA will also be showing these two new products at AUVSI 2013, in Washington D.C., from August 12th-15th, 2013.
The new 6-DOF IMUs each have three axes of gyroscopes and accelerometers, plus provide built-in support for two widely-used industrial interfaces: CAN and RS-422 protocol. Packaged in metal enclosures equipped with IP67-level water and dust protection, th
e IMUs are capable of withstanding harsh, demanding environments. Samples of the products will be available for select customers beginning in May 2013. Volume production is slated to begin in July 2013.