The field of asset tracking has enjoyed wide expansion over the past decade within all aspects of business and commerce. With usage and deployment models ranging from single-point retail solutions to networked systems covering areas as wide as entire countries, the signal processing requirements scale significantly. With a wide portfolio of RF, control, and signal conditioning products as well as application specific solutions, Analog Devices is enabling differentiated end product solutions with the highest possible accuracy and lowest possible power consumption.
The data acquisition section consists of a 12-bit SAR ADC. The six inputs can be configured in single-ended or differential mode. When configured in single-ended mode, they can be used for ratiometric measurements on sensors that are powered, when required, from the internal low dropout regulator (LDO). An internal battery monitor channel and an on-chip tempera-ture sensor are also available.
This wireless data acquisition system is designed to operate in battery-powered applications where low power is critical. The device can be configured in normal operating mode or different low power modes under direct program control. In flexi mode, any peripheral can wake up the device and operate it. In hibernate mode, the internal wake-up timer remains active. In shutdown mode, only an external interrupt can wake up the device.
The ADuCRF101 integrates a low power ARM Cortex-M3 processor. It is a 32-bit RISC machine, offering up to 1.25 DMIPS peak performance. The ARM Cortex-M3 processor also has a flexible 14-channel direct memory access (DMA) controller that supports communication peripherals, serial peripheral interface (SPI), UART, and I2C. Also provided on chip are 128 kB of nonvolatile Flash/EE memory and 16 kB of SRAM.
A 16 MHz on-chip oscillator generates the system clock. This clock can be internally divided for the processor to operate at a lower frequency, thus saving power. A low power, internal 32 kHz oscillator is available and can be used to clock the four timers, as follows: two general-purpose timers, a wake-up timer, and a system watchdog timer.
A range of communication peripherals can be configured, as required, in a specific application. These peripherals include UART, I2C, SPI, GPIO ports, PWM, and RF transceivers.
The RF transceiver communicates in the 862 MHz to 928 MHz and 431 MHz to 464 MHz frequency bands using multiple configurations.
On-chip factory firmware supports in-circuit serial download via the UART, and nonintrusive emulation and program download are also supported via the serial wire interface. These features are incorporated into a low cost development system supporting this precision analog microcontroller family.
The ADuCRF101 operates from 2.2 V to 3.6 V and is specified over an industrial temperature range of −40°C to +85°C. It is available in a 64-lead LFCSP package
- Battery powered wireless sensor
- Medical telemetry systems
- Industrial and home automation
- Asset tracking
- Security systems (access systems)
- Health and fitness applications
- LED General Lighting
Security and Surveillance
- Access Control
The ADIS16364 provides a simple, cost-effective method for integrating accurate, multi-axis, inertial sensing into industrial systems, especially when compared with the complexity and investment associated with discrete designs. All necessary motion testing and calibration are part of the production process at the factory, greatly reducing system integration time. Tight orthogonal alignment simplifies inertial frame alignment in navigation systems. An improved SPI interface and register structure provide faster data collection and configuration control. By using a compatible pinout and the same package as the ADIS1635x family, systems that currently use the ADIS1635x family can upgrade their performance with minor firmware adjustments in their processor designs.
This compact module is approximately 23 mm × 23 mm × 23 mm and provides a flexible connector interface, which enables multiple mounting orientation options.
The ADXL375 is a small, thin, 3-axis MEMS accelerometer that provides low power consumption and high resolution measurement up to ±200 g. The digital output data is formatted as 16-bit, twos complement data and is accessible through a SPI (3- or 4-wire) or I2C digital interface.
An integrated memory management system with a 32-level first in, first out (FIFO) buffer can be used to store data to minimize host processor activity and lower overall system power consumption.
Low power modes enable intelligent motion-based power management with threshold sensing and active acceleration measurement at extremely low power dissipation.
The ADXL375 is supplied in a small, thin, 3 mm × 5 mm × 1 mm, 14-lead LGA.
- Concussion and head trauma detection
- High force event detection