Stay one step ahead

with third-generation ST MEMS



Intelligent on-chip functionality and fully responsive UI support to drive intuitive and context-aware industrial and consumer applications.

Third generation ST MEMS sensors are your new platforms for edge computing and user experience in industrial applications, wearables, and hearables.

With a machine-learning core for in-the-edge AI, finite state machine, sensor fusion low-power processing, on-the-fly self-configuration, and Qvar electrostatic sensing, they enable intuitive and context-aware functionality in the latest battery-operated applications.

These sensors take output accuracy and power saving to new levels, so you can contemplate unseen market innovations and ambitious designs in full confidence.

Key features of Gen 3 sensors:

Application examples

Smartphone tracking


Augmented reality




Optical image stabilization

Localization applications



Meet our new Gen 3 motion sensors


Triple-channel IMUs with intelligent on-chip functionalities and fully responsive UI support

LSM6DSV16X featuring new architecture for in-the-edge processing and Qvar sensing. It is ideal for advanced 3D phone mapping, context awareness in laptops and tablets, gesture recognition for xR headsets and always-on tracking in wearables.

The IMU enables sensor fusion low power (SFLP), on-the-fly self-configuration, and AI algorithm and data processing directly in the sensor offering new solutions for significant energy savings.

On-demand webinar: Anyone can build smarter applications with this intelligent IMU

This webinar will describe how you can activate sensor fusion and artificial intelligence algorithms in our 6-axis IMU sensor quickly and effectively. You will learn:

  • Explore new applications where smart sensors make the difference: home, power tools, toys, robots, gaming, and many others
  • How you can solve many technical challenges with just one IMU
  • The LSM6DSV16X IMU and its edge processing features
  • Demo: Unico-GUI to easily sequence events and processing
  • Conclusions and takeaways

Learn to use AI


Smart and efficient applications with intelligent MEMS accelerometers

The new smart accelerometer family with LIS2DU12, LIS2DUX12, and LIS2DUXS12 have advanced processing capabilities and new sensing features combined with ultralow power architecture.

LIS2DU12 architecture with active antialiasing for the lowest current consumption on the market. It’s the first off-the-shelf accelerometer with an I³C interface.

LIS2DUX12 embeds a full set of advanced digital features, such as AI support, finite state machine, adaptive self-configuration and programmable pedometer for just about any application.

LIS2DUXS12 offers comprehensive digital functionality and a Qvar sensing channel for electrostatic charge variation. The sensor unlocks new possibilities in applications ranging from user interfaces to liquid detection and biometrics data, such as HRM.


IMU designed for hearables and battery-operated applications

LSM6DSV16BX can do the work of four sensors and combine human senses and the environment for a superior hearing experience. It can be used as a 6-axis IMU for head tracking and activity detection, an audio accelerometer for bone conduction, a touch sensor for intuitive user experience (touch, long touch and swipe), and an in-ear detection sensor with Qvar.

The LSM6DSV16BX takes work your main processor through advanced in-the-edge AI processing, sensor fusion low power, on-the-fly self-configuration, and a Qvar electrostatic sensing channel.

Meet our new Gen 3 environmental sensors


LPS28DFW is a dual full-scale barometric pressure sensor in a water-resistant package. It features a stainless-steel pressure port for easy pipe or gasket connection and minimal power consumption for IoT, sport, and wearables applications.

LPS22DF is a dual full-scale, dust-proof, high-precision MEMS nano pressure sensor. It combines high accuracy with extremely low power consumption for emergency localization applications in portable devices, as well as any wearable or sports watch application.


How to get started with Gen 3 MEMS sensors




The Professional MEMS tool board STEVAL-MKI109V3 lets you monitor the sensor behavior with adapters.

  1. Choose the adapter:
  2. Download the software:


The STM32 Open Development Environment offers an open, flexible, and easy way to develop MEMS-based applications by combining STM32 32-bit MCU family with MEMS sensors and other ST components connected via expansion boards.

  1. STM32 Open Development Environment (ODE):
  2. Choose the adapter:
  3. Download the software:


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