TDK Corporation announces the InvenSense ICP-20100 platform, the latest technology advancement in the SmartPressure product family. The ICP-20100 is a barometric pressure sensor based on MEMS capacitive technology, improving our lead in the development of ultra-low noise at the lowest power and progressing our industry-leading relative accuracy, sensor throughput, and temperature stability. The ICP-20100 achieves the industry’s lowest pressure noise of 0.4 Pa RMS, while attaining the industry’s lowest power consumption of 1.0 µA, and retains excellent temperature stability with a temperature coefficient of ±0.5 Pa/C.
The ICP-20100 capacitive pressure sensor can operate over wide temperature ranges and a variety of applications, meeting US carrier requirements for 3D geolocation and emergency applications such as the enhanced 911 (E911) system, enabling mobile indoor/outdoor navigation, improved activity identification for leisure, sport and fitness purposes, and altitude-hold in drones. The sensor assists in extending battery life for “AlwaysOn” applications due to its extremely low power consumption. Other new advancements of ICP-20100 showcase improved measurement of small pressure differences of ±0.4 Pa, thus enabling the ICP-20100 to detect altitude changes of less than 5 cm. The platform includes chipsets, developer kits, and app notes.
For strategic customers, InvenSense is providing samples of the ICP-20100 pressure sensor family in a 2 x 2 x 0.72 mm industry-standard package footprint; volume production is expected in 1H 2021.