IBM Cloud Tools are a Great Way to Process Movesense Data

February 12th, 2018

When developing wearable tech and IoT solutions, there are a few important steps that need to be in place to succeed on the market: First, the actual measurement has to be practical, reliable and convenient for the user. Second, the measured data must be converted into meaningful insights and conclusions. This often requires processing and […]

Firmware update 1.3.0: Better Use with Movesense Connector

February 2nd, 2018

The freshly released 1.3.0 Movesense sensor firmware facilitates the use of Movesense connector benefits. The Gear API now includes a System/States path that provides an automatic connect / disconnect event when the sensor is plugged to a Movesense smart connector or a heart rate strap. Instead of continuously polling the physical connection status, your app can now just […]

Sensor Firmware 1.2.0 Improves BLE Communication with Android Phones

January 26th, 2018

This week’s firmware update 1.2.0 doesn’t include new features but is a very important one for another reason: It includes a new bootloader and a new SoftDevice Bluetooth stack version 4.0.5 by Nordic Semiconductor. This brings a clear improvement to the BLE connection with many Android phones, including the popular Samsung Galaxy A3 that has caused […]

Developers presenting their project on computer screen, sitting on table in a dark conference room

New Movesense Based Products at CES 2018 with Suunto

December 21st, 2017

One year after introducing Movesense beta at CES, over 400 developers around the world have access to Suunto’s all-in-one motion sensor, including four companies that will present their products at CES 2018, starting Jan 9. Now Suunto has released Movesense firmware version 1.0, and has ramped up production capabilities to meet growing demand from companies integrating […]

Sensor Firmware 1.1 Released

December 19th, 2017

We just released a new Movesense sensor firmware version 1.1.0 on Bitbucket. This version brings a few useful new features and improves the overall perfomance of the sensor. Highlights of the update are Whiteboard embedded REST framework updated to version 3.9.0, memory optimizations and bug fixes. Optional BLE modules, for example BLE standard heart rate […]

Finnish Running Kinematics Pioneer Runteq starts using Movesense

November 28th, 2017

Runteq Ltd, a Finnish pioneer of wearable inertial sensing in running, announced its plans to take full use of the Movesense platform while preparing to introduce its second generation of running sports product family. – This is a game-changer for Runteq and for goal-oriented runners world-wide. Movesense platform allows Runteq to concentrate on the core; […]

Three screenshots from Runteq application

Pohjola Hospital pilots AI-based Smart Cast in rehabilitation of trauma patients

The Smart Cast, which utilises artificial intelligence, is piloted in rehabilitation of trauma patients at Pohjola Hospital for the first time in Finland. The Smart Cast helps patients carry out their rehabilitation program planned together with their physiotherapist, provides guidance on the correct level of exercise, and helps prevent any over-exertion that may be detrimental […]

Wrist cast with a motion sensor attached to the cast.

24 Movesense projects at Junction hackathon

November 27th, 2017

The biggest hackathon in Europe – high interest in Movesense 1500 developers gathered last weekend to Aalto Unversity, Espoo, Finland, to hack open data and specific challenges from 60 different companies and public partners of the event. Movesense participated for the first time this biggest hackathon in Europe. The result took us all by surprise: […]

A team of three hackers watching a PC screen, concentrating on their project.

Movesense 1.0.0 Firmware is here!

November 14th, 2017

The 1.0.0 embedded software version for the Movesense sensor is now available for developers! We have concentrated on finalizing the basic feature list and optimizing BLE connection between the sensor and mobile. Also, the overall quality of the firmware has improved remarkably from the previous published version 0.9.1. What’s new: Support added for Inertial Motion […]

TactoTek® to Manufacture Movesense Smart Connector

November 2nd, 2017

An important part of the Movesense platform is the Smart Connector, a component that can be used to make any piece of apparel and gear ready for smart functionalities. The Smart Connector includes printed electronics and a silicon chip that provides context specific profile based on where it is integrated. We are happy to announce […]