Vicon Blue Thunder is a small, lightweight IMU (only 12 g) containing three sensors, capturing 9-axis of measurement. When you use Vicon IMUs with the IMU Step or IMU Research apps, you can store high-fidelity data on the devices or transmit the data via Bluetooth to your smartphone.

Features

Blue Thunder IMUs are provided with the free-to-download, fully mobile, iOS-based Research app (iPhone / iPad). The IMUs are fully digitally integrated into the Vicon Nexus platform. 

  • Time-synchronize up to eight units in IMU Research 
  • Time synchronize up to four units in Vicon Nexus
  • 9-axis wireless sampling at 100 Hz with real-time data preview in Nexus
  • 3-axis accelerometer wireless sampling at 500 Hz
  • 9-axis data-logging at 500 Hz
  • 3-axis accelerometer data-logging at 1000 Hz
  • Recharge via micro USB in 2 hours

Data Capture and collection

Onboard logged data requires downloading to either the app, via Bluetooth or to the PC or Mac via the IMU Lightning software.

Sample Rate (Hz) IMU RESEARCH   NEXUS 2.7  
 

Streaming

Onboard Logging

Real-time Previews (50 Hz)

Onboard Logging

100

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

250

   

Yes

Yes

500

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

1000

 

Yes