The TDK RoboKit is a new development kit that enables seamless integration of solutions from TDK’s portfolio specially designed for the robotics market.
RoboKit integrates key TDK offerings such as InvenSense ICM-42688-P 6-axis Inertial Measuring Unit (IMU), InvenSense ICP-10111 capacitive barometric pressure sensor, InvenSense ICS-43434 multimode digital microphone, Chirp CH-101 and CH-201 ultrasonic Time of Flight (ToF) sensors, and Micronas motor controller, angle sensor, and pressure sensors.
TDK delivers solutions that meet the rigorous demands of the robotics market, such as heading accuracy of under 10 degrees per hour using InvenSense IMUs and RoboVac software, market-ready inertial navigation system (INS) from Coursa Drive, robust obstacle detection for any color objects in all lighting conditions using Chirp ultrasonic ToF sensor, in addition to robot joint control using Micronas motor controllers. Also included are a temperature sensor and a magnetometer.
The TDK RoboKit software also integrates with the leading operating system, ROS. ROS-ready drivers for IMU and ultrasonic range sensor are available now.
InvenSense has teamed up with Qualcomm to help bring innovation and value to robotics. With the power and performance of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor, accompanied by TDK InvenSense’s highest performing Motion (ICM-42688), Microphone (ICS-41351) and Pressure (ICP-10101) technology – the RB3 Robotics Development Kit provides everything needed for a quick time-to-market robotics platform guaranteed to bring feature value to any robotics design! For more details about the development kit, as well how to purchase, please follow the link below: