Read one sample of angular velocity from sensor



[gyroReadings,timestamp] = readAngularVelocity(imu) returns one sample of the angular velocity data on x, y, and z axes read from the sensor in units of rad/s along with the timestamp. timestamp optional.


Read Angular Velocity

Create an Arduino object and include the I2C library.


Or, you can explicitly specify it in the Libraries Name-Value pair while creating the Arduino object.

clear a;
a = arduino('COM4', 'Uno', 'Libraries', 'I2C');

Create the sensor object.

imu = mpu9250(a);

Return one sample of angular velocity data.

gyroReadings = readAngularVelocity(imu)

gyroReadings =

    0.0138    0.0092    0.0034

Input Arguments

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The IMU sensor object.

Output Arguments

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The angular velocity value on x, y, and z axes read from the sensor.

The time at which MATLAB® receives angular velocity data from the sensor, specified as a datetime.

More About

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Code Generation Using MATLAB Function Block

  • Use readAngularVelocity in a MATLAB Function block with the Simulink® Support Package for Arduino® Hardware to generate code that can be deployed on Arduino Hardware.

  • Timestamp returned is always in seconds.

Introduced in R2019a