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ST Micro next-generation time-of-flight multizone sensor (VL53L5)


ST Micro has launched a new time-of-flight sensor, VL53L5. It has an extended range of up to 4 meters with high accuracy, although accuracy numbers are not mentioned in the datasheet. It can sample at a 60Hz rate, which is really quick.

ST Microelectronics already has a range of proximity sensors based on time-of-flight technology, a very popular one is VL53L0X.


Real world applications

VL53L5 Application Circuit

One can very easily connect the sensor over I2C or SPI interface as shown in the application circuits below:

You can learn more from their product page and the datasheet.

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