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Sensor Firmware 2.2.1 for Non-Medical Movesense Sensors Available

March 11th, 2024

New Movesense Sensor Firmware 2.2.1 is now available for the non-medical sensor variants Movesense HR2, Movesense HR+ and Movesense Flash. The update fixes the issue of BLE connection getting stuck with some Android 14 phone models and supports the Standard Bluetooth Heart Rate Service with two simultaneous BLE connections. We also updated the gatt_sensordata_app sensor […]

Boost Your Wearable Sensor Project with Movesense Custom Firmware Service

February 6th, 2024

Take advantage of Movesense sensor’s unique capabilities Do you want to accelerate your on-going Movesense project? Do you have a great wearable sensor concept in mind using Movesense, but no implementer for the solution you are planning? Or are you wondering how to make the Movesense sensor work the way you want? Recently, we have […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 2.2 Published – New Features and Improvements

December 13th, 2023

Movesense sensor firmware 2.2 is a major update for the Movesense sensor framework. It brings eight new sensor features, three new or improved sensor firmware sample applications, and fixes 25 bugs from the pervious release 2.1.5. We hope you enjoy the new features and build great new products that take advantage of the new possibilities! […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 2.1.5 Released

May 15th, 2023

We are happy to announce that the new Movesense sensor firmware 2.1.5 is now available for both Movesense MD and non-medical Movesense sensors. This version corrects the bug found in the version 2.1.3 which may have caused loss of ECG data in certain specific usage scenarios. In addition, two other bugs were fixed. Access the […]

5 Steps to Human Movement Analysis with Movesense Sensors and Machine Learning

February 15th, 2023

Human movement analysis is a rapidly evolving field of research and development with a wide range of practical applications. It is especially accelerated by capable wearable sensors and efficient and easy-to-use machine learning tools. New wearable sensors like Movesense are lightweight and unobtrusive to wear in daily life as well as during any kind of […]

An illustration of human movement analysis with wearable sensor data and machine learning

Kaasa Releases .NET MAUI Plugin for Movesense

January 25th, 2023

Movesense software partner Kaasa solution GmbH just released a .NET MAUI plugin for Movesense on GitHub. .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) is a cross-platform framework for creating native mobile and desktop apps with C# and XAML. The Kaasa.Mds plugin makes life easier for mobile app developers. It speeds up app development for Movesense and […]

Movesense Flutter Plugin Updated – Feedback Desired

November 22nd, 2022

Hello developers in Movesense network! We just updated the Flutter plugin for Movesense called mdsflutter. The new version supports the asynchronous features of new Flutter versions. The update will help you create Flutter-optimized code easier than before. If you are using mdsflutter to develop a Movesense compatible mobile app with Flutter, we would really love […]

Movesense Flutter Plugin Updated

August 1st, 2022

We have received a number of request for updating the Flutter plugin for Movesense that was originally published by Tugberk Akdogan. He kindly helped us to get access to the code and we can now manage the plugin also from the Movesense team’s side. We recently published a new version of the plugin called mdsflutter. […]

Movesense Medical Firmware 2.1.3 Published

May 10th, 2022

The sensor firmware for Movesense Medical takes a major leap ahead with the newly published 2.1.3 version that covers all Movesense sensor variants and is approved for medical use. The previous firmware version for Movesense MD was After the release, we have published several non-medical firmware updates. After extensive testing and field use […]

Movesense Medical chest strap ECG monitor

Movesense Showcase App for iOS Updated

May 3rd, 2022

We just released a new version 1.1.0 of Movesense Showcase App for iOS. The new features include Setting of the sensor real time clock from the app Setting the sensor UART port on/off New ECG sampling rates enabled: ECG recording at 125Hz, 200Hz, 250Hz and 500Hz sampling rates is now possible in addition to the […]

Movesense Showcase App for iOS screenshots

Kaasa Data Collector LT Facilitates Reliable Long-term Data Collecting with Movesense

March 1st, 2022

Kaasa solution GmbH is a German software company and a highly active member of the Movesense ecosystem. Kaasa is offering its expertise to Movesense customers who need software resources for their own projects, but the company also has its own products, many of which help developers and researchers to use Movesense sensors efficiently. Kaasa is […]

Kaasa Data Collector application in use to collect Movesense sensor data from a sleeping person

Movesense Bitbucket Repositories Relocate

December 17th, 2021

As part of Movesense becoming an independent company, we are transferring the ownership of Bitbucket repositories from Suunto to Movesense. In practice this means that the repository url’s that now start as… will change to… For instance, the new url of the Movesense Device Lib will be The change will be done […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 2.1.0 Adds New Features and Improves Sensor DataLogger

November 4th, 2021

We are happy to announce that the Movesense Sensor firmware 2.1.0 is now available for Movesense Active devices. The firmware will also be released for Movesense Medical as soon as additional documentation and other specific requirements of the medical standard have been met. The new firmware introduces a range of useful new features and fixes […]

Movesense Connects with Alexa Voice Assistant

August 4th, 2021

Movesense software partner Kaasa Solution recently announced a solution to connect the Movesense sensor with the Alexa voice assistant system. With the implementation, the sensor communicates directly with the voice assistant, enabling new use cases and a practical voice command user interface. In the demo setup, Movesense sensor detects specific exercises and sends the information […]

Physilect Announces a Series of Exergames – Uses Movesense Sensor as a Controller

June 17th, 2021

Physilect is a Finnish pioneer of computer aided remote rehabilitation. The company has just launched their first mobile game that includes exercise elements and is working on several more. The games are utilizing Movesense sensors as a game controller and an interaction device between the game and the player. Exergames are computer games that are […]

Movesense Developer Workshop Materials and Recordings

April 23rd, 2021

Movesense Developer Workshop on April 21 and 22 attracted more than hundred developers to learn best practices for programming the Movesense sensor and compatible mobile applications. The interest was much higher than we expected. Fantastic! It also shows that there’s a big demand for such events on a regular basis. The trainer at the event […]

Movesense joins SMASH Hackathon

April 10th, 2021

The Finnish sports tech platform SMASH is organizing a global sustainable sports hackathon on April 21-23. Movesense offers free of charge Movesense sensors to hackathon projects that decide to address the hack challenges with a solution that uses movement or heart rate measurement. The first SMASH Hackathon is looking for solutions that increase the sustainability […]

Welcome to Movesense Developer Online Workshop on April 21-22

March 29th, 2021

Many new developers have started working on Movesense sensors in the past few months. To allow a fluent start for all the new projects, we are organizing an introduction workshop to Movesense programming on April 21-22. Both days, we will have a 1,5 hour session run by Movesense lead developer Petri Lipponen. On Wednesday 21st, […]

Neurobit Monitors Sleep Apnea and Sleep Stages with Movesense – SDK and API available

March 26th, 2021

One of the Movesense Academic Program participants, Neurobit Technologies, Singapore, is working on combining sleep staging and respiratory event detection with Movesense sensors to enable sleep disorder assessment at scale. During the project, Neurobit validates its  algorithm for detecting sleep stages and Obstructive Sleep Apnea using ECG and motion data from Movesense. The company has […]

Movesense Medical Receives CE Medical Certification

December 22nd, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have just completed the medical registration process of the Movesense Medical sensor. It is now certified as a medical device accessory, class II a, according to Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC of the European Union. Movesense Medical is commercially available from the beginning of 2021. To get started with […]

Movesense Bluetooth ECG sensor

New Movesense Firmware 2.0 Boosts Wearables Development

October 7th, 2020

Movesense is an open sensor platform for wearables development. The sensor measures ECG, heart rate, temperature and movement with a 9-axis IMU. We are now releasing the firmware version 2.0 that boosts the development even further. The upgrade is a complete new framework for developing Movesense sensor apps. It adds great new features, improves the […]

Movesense is an open platform for wearables development

Movesense Data on Wrist – Kaasa Data Collector Runs on Suunto 7 Smartwatch

August 20th, 2020

Movesense software partner Kaasa Solution is actively developing their Data Collector app further. The latest version runs on Suunto 7 Android watch, and makes collecting of synchronized raw data with Movesense sensors more convenient and ergonomic than ever before. The possibility to record Movesense sensor data with Suunto 7 helps especially with raw data collecting […]

Another Flutter Plugin for Movesense to Support Both IOs and Android

August 14th, 2020

Last week, we shared the news of a Flutter plugin that wraps the Android side of movesense-mobile-lib for faster development of Android apps with Google’s Flutter™ UI toolkit. It turned out that it is not the only Flutter plugin for Movesense out there. Also Tugberk Akdogan from Suunto software team has created a plugin called […]

A New Flutter Plugin to Communicate with the Whiteboard on a Movesense Sensor

August 6th, 2020

Jordan Stanway from Otter Works, Oakland, California, has been tinkering with the Movesense for some of his work projects. During this tinkering, he made an Android app to work with the standard Movesense device firmware and wrapped the Android side of movesense-mobile-lib in a Flutter plugin. Flutter™ is Google’s UI toolkit for building beautiful, natively […]

Connecting Movesense to Suunto 7 smartwatch

June 10th, 2020

Did you know that the Movesense sensor is compatible with Suunto 7 smartwatch? Movesense sensor is an awesome tool on its own for a whole bunch of use cases, varying from health measurement uses to environmental monitoring to sports performance data gathering. But there are even more possibilities, as Movesense sensor’s functionality can be extended […]

Suunto 7 smartwatch with Wear OS

Movesense Sensor Framework 2.0 Sneak Preview Published

March 25th, 2020

After a profound development project, we are now getting ready to launch Movesense sensor firmware 2.0. It is a major update and brings loads of new capabilities to the system. We are first publishing a sneak preview to let you try out your own code with it and to leave us an opportunity to root […]

Movesense Showcase iOS App is now Open Source

February 12th, 2020

Great news for Movesense mobile developers: the source code of Movesense Showcase App for iOS is now available as open source under Apache 2.0 license. The license allows you to use the code for your own purposes, to modify it, and to distribute modified versions of the app without any royalties. Movesense Showcase App for iOS […]

Movesense Showcase v.1.0.3 Available on App Store

November 28th, 2019

We just updated the Movesense Showcase for iOS to the version 1.0.3. It is now available on Apple App Store. The new version includes the following improvements: – MD­Slib ver­sion up­dat­ed to 1.38.0 – De­fault firmware ver­sion up­dat­ed to 1.9.4 rc1 – Mi­nor Bug­fix­es Movesense Showcase app is a great tool for visualizing and recording […]

Movesense.NET V 2.2.3 New Release – Supports MDS Library 1.38.0

November 25th, 2019

Great news from developers to developers, Andy Wigley just released Movesense.NET V2.2.3 that has plenty of benefits for developing Movesense compatible mobile applications: Wraps the Movesense Device Service (MDS) libraries v1.38.0 for Android and iOS behind a unified .NET API For developers using the Xamarin framework and C# and .NET Single unified API – write […]

Movesense Developer Kit Updated

November 19th, 2019

Movesense Developer Kit is an essential part of getting started with Movesense evaluation and development. To keep the barrier of entry as low as possible, we revised the developer kit content and came up with Movesense Developer Kit 2.0. The kit contains Movesense HR+ sensor Chest strap for heart rate and ECG monitoring (black, size […]

Sensor Firmware 1.9.4 is out!

November 15th, 2019

We recently received reports from the field of the Movesense sensor getting occasionally stuck during long-term data recording. This caused 1h 37min gaps in the recorded data. After a careful search, we identified the reason for the phenomenon in one of the 3rd party modules of the Movesense firmware. The new firmware version 1.9.4 corrects […]

Movesense Sensor Accelerates the Development of Health Wearables and Connected Health Solutions

November 14th, 2019

Suunto Expands its Open Sensor Platform to the Medical Field Press release, VANTAA, Finland—November 8, 2019 —Suunto is making it easier to rapidly develop and bring to market new, accurate, low-cost solutions for motion-sensing and biometrics with Movesense, a sophisticated sensor and development environment. In application areas as diverse as sports, agriculture, manufacturing, and health […]

Major Update of Movesense Documentation

October 29th, 2019

Movesense team’s mission is to make developing new wearable sensor solutions quicker and easier than ever. Clear documentation for developers is in a key role to keep the entry barrier as low as possible. That’s why we just did a major overhaul to the documentation. With the new structure, the documentation is more systematic and […]

Sensor Firmware 1.9.2 Released

September 30th, 2019

We just released Movesense sensor firmware update 1.9.2 that fixes a power consumption issue related to heart rate measurement found in 1.9.1. This version comes as an intermediate hot fix while the team is working on 2.0 that will have some bigger technical improvements. As always, we recommend taking this latest firmware version to use […]

Save the Date – Movesense Meetup & Developer Day on Dec 3-4 in Helsinki, Finland

September 26th, 2019

Movesense Meetup brings the community together Welcome to our popular Movesense Meetup on Tuesday Dec 3rd! Join the event to meet developers and companies working on Movesense powered projects, to discuss with Movesense team members from Suunto, and to learn how to use wearable sensors for new use cases. The sixth Movesense Meetup is taking […]

New Kaasa Data Collector 2.0 Helps to Record and Manage Movesense Raw Data

September 10th, 2019

German Kaasa solution GmbH is publishing Data Collector 2.0, a powerful iOS solution for recording Movesense raw data and to manage data collecting in projects where data is collected in several locations and multiple people. – We developed the Data Collector originally for our own Movesense projects but noticed that many developers need such a […]

Evomo releases a software tool for classifying sports exercises

August 27th, 2019

The German startup Evomo, based in Dresden, developed a technology for evaluating human movements with only one Movesense sensor. The company provides their solution as an SDK to other companies like software providers and mobile app developers to give them new opportunities for interacting with users. This enables Evomo’s customers to develop new innovative features […]

New Movesense Showcase App for iOS Speeds Up Development Projects

June 6th, 2019

The new Movesense Showcase iOS application is now available on Apple iTunes. The completely re-built app takes the old iOS sample app to a totally new level and makes developing Movesense powered solutions much faster and easier than before. The app has two main purposes, sensor data collection and a starting point for developing custom […]

Movesense Meetup was Full of Energy and Enthusiasm

May 16th, 2019

On May 15, Movesense network got together at Suunto, Finland, for the fifth community meetup. 40 participants learned about the latest Movesense powered projects and launches, found interesting partnering opportunities with other participating companies, and went through their projects with Movesense experts from Suunto to get useful feedback and support for getting ready to market. […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 1.9 and New Movesense Device Service Published

May 15th, 2019

We are excited to announce that the sensor firmware version 1.9.0 is now available for developers after an extensive testing period. At the same time, we are also publishing a new version of the MDS library, Movesense Device Service that takes care of the sensor communication on mobile side. Here’s what’s new: Sensor Firmware 1.9 […]

Students Created Great Concepts with Movesense in Taiste’s 24h Movehack

April 17th, 2019

Taiste, one of the development partners in the Movesense network, organized Movehack, a 24h hackathon for the information technology students of Turku University in second weekend of April. 30 students got together in Taiste office on Friday evening and, after an intro session from Taiste, started their pizza-powered hacking session around the clock. The task […]

Movesense Meetup on May 15 at Suunto in Vantaa, Finland

March 12th, 2019

Welcome to the fifth Movesense Meetup at Suunto office in Vantaa, Finland! Join the event and meet other developers and companies working on Movesense based projects and learn to know the Movesense team from Suunto and Amer Sports. The Meetup agenda includes the Movesense platform status and roadmap presented by Suunto and interesting project cases […]

Konect Motion extends Movesense development partner network to the U.S.

February 26th, 2019

Movesense development partner network expands to the U.S. as our new partner Konect Motion, based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, starts offering development services to other companies with Movesense powered projects. Among the numerous sports sensor products that Konect Motion has developed are the speed and reaction time training tools Konect Speed and Konect Speed Pro for […]

Movesense Meetup presentations from Feb 14, 2019

February 21st, 2019

More than 20 experts from start-ups, larger companies, universities and independent developers got together to Movesense Meetup in Düsseldorf, Germany on Feb 14. In addition to the expected strong German attendance, it was great to see so many participants from the Netherlands. We know there are many who couldn’t join but are interested in the […]

Why we’re launching a wearable development competition at ISPO Munich

February 5th, 2019

Hello from ISPO Munich. The world’s largest trade fair dedicated to the sports industry offers an excellent chance to reflect on the business of wearables. Across the world, professional athletes are using wearable sensors to see if data can help them gain for a performance edge. Professional leagues are said to be experimenting with wearables […]

Join Movesense Meetup in Düsseldorf, Germany on Feb 14, 2019

February 3rd, 2019

Movesense Meetup is a networking event and a workshop for developers and business executives working on Movesense based projects. This time, we will be holding our event in the middle of Europe, in Düsseldorf, Germany, with our active development partner Kaasa Solution. We are meeting in the co-working space Super7000, Rather Straße 25, 40476 Düsseldorf. […]

Movesense Activates the ISPO Open Innovation Community

January 17th, 2019

ISPO is one of the biggest trade shows for sporting goods in the world and a global community for promoting the evolution of sports and the sports industry. Movesense will exhibit in the ISPO Brandnew area at ISPO Munich 2019 in the beginning of February. The image above is from last year’s ISPO Brandnew. Together with […]

Happy Holidays – Sensor firmware 1.8.0 is out!

December 21st, 2018

After a lot of testing and iteration, we finally have published the Movesense sensors firmware 1.8.0 just in time for Christmas. The update brings major improvements to BLE data transfer speed for BLE 4.2 and newer phones and reduces clearly BLE power consumption. As a new feature, we have added 1-Wire communication API that enables reading and […]

Build Awareness for your Movesense Based Product in Sports Tracker

December 17th, 2018

Sports Tracker is a free to use sports tracking application with millions of users annually in over 200 countries around the world. With 4.5 stars in app stores, it’s one of the highest rated apps in its category. Sports Tracker is owned by Amer Sports and works in close co-operation with Suunto. Sports Tracker offers […]

Symbio is Looking for Developers to Create Innovative Software Solutions with Movesense

November 28th, 2018

Symbio is one of the most active partner companies that provides development services to other companies in the Movesense network. Symbio is using Movesense also to create own products. Symbio Smart Safety concept is built to improve productivity and work safety – to prevent accidents that could not be avoided otherwise. The concept consists of sensor(s) […]

Movesense Shined in Junction Hackathon

Over 50 brands set challenges to 1400 participants In the last weekend of November, 1400 developers gathered to Junction, the biggest hackathon in Europe at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. Movesense joined as company partner for the second time. The aim was to spread the word about the opportunities of Movesense platform to developers and […]

Special Prizes to Claim for Applying New Movesense Tools

November 22nd, 2018

In the past announcements, we have promised to hand out special prizes for those who publish the first implementations with certain new Movesense tools. We haven’t revealed what exactly the prize is but it will be something interesting from the Suunto product line. These prizes still wait for someone to claim them: With the 1.7.0 […]

Movesense Developer Day Recap and Materials

November 6th, 2018

The first ever Movesense Developer Day on Nov 6, 2018 brought developers together to Suunto for learning effective ways of Movesense programming from Suunto software experts. Participants came with varying background from companies, universities, research and as independent developer. The day started with a session where Petri Lipponen, lead software developer for the Movesense platform, […]

Improvements in Android Connectivity

October 30th, 2018

Movesense sensor firmware 1.7.1 and Movesense Device Service mobile library 1.28.1 bring major improvements to the connectivity between Movesense sensor and Android phones. If you are working on an Android application as part of your solution, we warmly recommend to start using the latest libraries right away. It will save you from a lot of […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 1.7 and Improved Documentation Published

October 1st, 2018

Movesense sensor firmware version 1.7 is now available for developers. It took a while to get it out as it includes major new blocks that took longer to implement than our ordinary six week cycle. In addition to a big amount of bug fixes and general improvements, the update includes two main new features: PC […]

Student Project for Monitoring of Movement Disabilities with Movesense

September 26th, 2018

Sophia Botz, Computer Science student at University College London, recently submitted a health related project where she used Movesense sensors, the Xamarin plugin for Movesense and Azure IoT Hub. The project was proposed by Great Ormond Street Hospital in collaboration with Microsoft for the MSc Computer Science at UCL. The aim was to develop a proof […]

Movesense Plugin for Unity 3D Published in Unity Asset Store

September 19th, 2018

The Movesense Sensor Plugin for Unity 3D, the leading game development and 3D visualization platform, can now be found in the official Unity Asset Store. This asset makes the integration of your Movesense sensor into a Unity application very fast and easy. The asset gives real time data (e.g., linear acceleration, gyroscope, magnetic field, heart […]

Movesense Goes Junction – the Biggest Hackathon in Europe

August 29th, 2018

1500 top hackers from around the world are again gathering together in the end of November to Junction, the biggest hackathon in Europe. The location in Aalto university campus in Espoo, Finland, is a hot spot for creativity and technical expertise, and close to Movesense home base, making it a natural fit for us. Last […]

Runteq Announces a Motion Analysis Library for Movesense

August 17th, 2018

RUNTEQ, a Finnish pioneer in the next generation fitness technology solutions, announces a new motion analysis software solution for the Suunto Movesense wearable platform and joins Movesense partner network that offers solutions and services to other companies and developers in the Movesense community. Runteq’s software library, Sports4IMU, includes key software elements to implement a commercial […]

NEW Beta of Movesense.NET released – now supports Xamarin Android and Xamarin iOS

July 3rd, 2018

Version 1.0.3-beta of Plugin.Movesense is now available on NuGet and supports both Xamarin Android and Xamarin iOS. Xamarin is a set of tools and SDKs from Microsoft that allows developers using Visual Studio on PC or Mac to develop native apps for Android, iOS and Windows using C# and .NET. Apps can be developed from […]

Maxim Integrated Launches a Movesense Based ECG Development Platform

June 25th, 2018

MAX-ECG-MONITOR by Maxim Integrated Products is a wearable ECG and heart monitor evaluation and development platform based on Movesense. The Movesense sensor features the MAX30003, ultra-low-power, clinical-grade analog front end (AFE) by Maxim Integrated. The component monitors ECG and heart-rate signals. The MAX-ECG-MONITOR uses the AFE with the open Movesense Application Programming Interface. With Movesense […]

Movesense Sensor Firmware 1.6.0 Released

June 8th, 2018

The latest Movesense sensor firmware version 1.6.0 was published a few days ago. As always, we strongly recommend all developers to update their sensors to this one. It is definitely better than any of the previous versions. The update includes a number of improvements, new features and bug fixes inlcuding Battery measurement improvements  – an […]

SciTech Europa Quarterly Reviews Movesense

June 7th, 2018

The SciTech Europa Quarterly is a digital science and technology news publication that brings together the key voices in the European scientific community and the leading trends in science, research and innovation. An article on the SciTech Europa issue 27 in June 2018 discusses about the benefits that Movesense brings to research projects with the conclusion”The […]

Movesense Meetup Summary

May 31st, 2018

The second global Movesense Meetup took place on May 30th at Suunto office in Vantaa, Finland. We had an active participation from seven countries and more than 30 different network partners, all working on or planning to start Movesense based projects. Thank you to all participants and presenters! It was a highly productive and inspiring […]

Movesense Accessories Getting Ready – 3D & 2D Files now on Bitbucket

May 9th, 2018

We are currently finalizing Movesense attaching accessories for mass production that is starting during May. The first larger batches are going to be shipped to customers mid-May and the accessories will become available in the web shop soon after that. Meanwhile, we just added 3D and 2D files of the accessories to Bitbucket. This is […]

New Developer Tools to be Introduced at Movesense Meetup

April 30th, 2018

Movesense network partners will introduce two important integrations of the Movesense platform to other developer environments at the Movesense Meetup on May 30th. Microsoft has created a new C# API for Movesense applications on Android or iOS using Xamarin. C# developers can use the new Movesense Library for Xamarin Android and Movesense Library for Xamarin iOS […]

Sensor Firmware Version 1.5.0 is out!

April 23rd, 2018

A new version of the sensor firmware is now available with new features and bug fixes. Updating to this version is highly recommended because of the issues with the rescue mode in 1.4.0. The new and improved features of this release include Low power movement detection to check whether the device is moving (system/states/movement). This […]

Movesense Meetup at Suunto, Finland, on May 30, 2018

April 4th, 2018

Join the global Movesense network get-together on Wednesday, May 30! The event is taking place at Suunto office in Vantaa, Finland. The meetup is open for all companies and developers who are working on Movesense based projects or interested in learning more about the Movesense. The program includes an overview of the Movesense platform and roadmap, case examples of on-going Movesense projects, and […]

Sensor Firmware 1.4.0 and new Mobile Libraries

March 5th, 2018

Both Movesense sensor and mobile librariers got updated to the beginning of March. The sensor firmware release 1.4.0 introduces enablers for improved sensor-side logging, significant improvements to Datalogger/Logbook functionality and experimental support for sensor-initiated BLE scanning and peer connectivity. And, as always, fair amount of bugs have also been addressed. Read the full change log on […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Movesense Demo Awards at Biohacker Summit

October 25th, 2017

Movesense was one of the partners of Biohacker Summit, Europe’s top biohacking conference on Oct 14-15. As part of our presence, we invited participants to propose Movesense demo ideas and sent developer kits to the best ideas. During the event we awarded two demos: Jussi Virkkala, Medical Physicist at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health developed a reaction […]

Movesense Device Library now Public on Bitbucket

October 4th, 2017

Movesense device library on Bitbucket is used to build your own applications that run in the Movesense sensor. We just made the device lib repository public to all Bitbucket users. This means, developers no longer need an invitation from us to access the repository and to start experimenting with the code. You can find the repository at […]

New Sensor Firmware Version Available

September 25th, 2017

Hello Developers, last week we released the version 0.9.0 of the Movesense sensor firmware on Bitbucket. This release adds a number of important elements and improves the overall quality of the software. Key improvements include New sensor sample applications: s sens_output_test_app, hr_wakeup_app Cmake files now available for sample applications Release build of the Movesense library available New […]

Collecting Motion Data with Movesense Sensor & iOS Example App

August 31st, 2017

Edit: Movesense Showcase App is available on Apple Store, click here to install. These instructions are outdated. Find links other developer resources on our developer site. Several Movesense projects are approaching a phase where data from actual motion is needed to develop the actual motion analysis. Here’s how you can collect sensor data with an […]

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