Motion-Sensing Device from STMicroelectronics Certified for Google Daydream and Tango, Supports Immersive Virtual and Augmented Reality on Android Mobile Devices

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that its LSM6DSM 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) has earned certification for use in next-generation mobile devices running Google Daydream, a high-performance virtual-reality platform, and Tango, a platform that maps 3D space and enables it to be overlaid with virtual objects. Announced at the Google I/O Developer Conference 2016, Daydream is being built into the newest generation of smartphones and other mobile devices and will operate along with a controller and a viewer to provide an amazing immersive virtual reality experience for exploring new worlds, enjoying entertainment with your own personal cinema and gaming.”