Movesense based projects

OnTracx Launches a Tool to Prevent and Rehabilitate Running Injuries

April 24th, 2024

More than half of all runners experience overloading at least once a year, often resulting in running injuries. With the OnTracx app and the wearable sensor based on Movesense, you can now easily measure your load and thus reduce the risk of injury, or speed up rehabilitation. — We developed algorithms to correctly measure the load […]

HUS’s New Movesense-Powered Examination Method Shortened Waiting Times for Wakefulness Studies

February 15th, 2024

HUS is the biggest health care provider in Finland and responsible for organizing specialized healthcare in the Helsinki and Uusimaa region. HUS has recently implemented a new JOSLER method for wakefulness examinations, developed in the HUS Diagnostic Center’s Clinical Neurophysiology. The method utilizes Movesense sensor for tracking patient alertness. Currently over 70% of wakefulness studies […]

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 […]

Our Top-5 Favorite Projects with Movesense Sensors in 2023

January 8th, 2024

Movesense wishes you a happy new year! During 2023, Movesense sensors were used in countless extremely interesting and innovative projects. At the beginning of the new year, it is the right time to review what was achieved with the sensors last year. Here are our favorites from the many wearable sensor projects in 2023 made […]

Complete Coherence Collects 7 Days of HRV Data with Movesense Flash

October 31st, 2023

Complete is a leadership development and coaching company that helps leaders, teams and organisations unlock new levels of capability and performance. The company’s integrated and sophisticated approach to leadership development is rooted in physiology and neuroscience. Complete have shown that it’s possible to teach people how to control their physiology and emotional responses even under […]

Adventure Race Builds a Lightweight System to Display Live Athlete Data to the Audience

August 21st, 2023

Porin Raasto is a Finnish adventure sports event that puts teams of two against each other in a test of skill and endurance. In the race, teams completed a course of running, mountain biking, paddling, navigating through check points around the city of Pori. As a special attraction, organizers used Movesense sensors to display live […]

Movesense Sensors in Education – Students Innovate New Applications

July 20th, 2023

Several educational institutions have discovered the advantages of Movesense sensors in educational use. The programmable, easy-to-use and affordable sensor is a great tool for teaching wearable technology, embedded programming and especially health technology. Universities like Carnegie Mellon University in California, USA, Helsinki University of Applied Sciences in Finland and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in […]

HeartSentinel Launches Ritmia, an Automatic Arrhythmia Detection Tool

March 21st, 2023

Heart Sentinel srl is a biotech company founded in 2016 in Parma, Italy by Nicola Gaibazzi and Claudio Reverberi, recognized Italian cardiologists and authors of several key scientific publications related to cardiovascular diseases. The company now dedicates to develop and patent smart products in the field of cardiology, using Movesense devices. Their aim is to democratize long-term cardiac rhythm monitoring […]

Ephion Health Validates a New System to Monitor the Status of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients

February 8th, 2023

The Spanish health tech company Ephion Health recently published a monitoring system to measure gait biomechanics in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) patients using wearable sensors. The system integrates eight commercial wearables. It consists of five Movesense Medical sensors for inertial measurement, one of which also measures heart rate, two plantar pressure insoles from Moticon and […]

Figure Skating Sensor Solution with Movesense Tracks Jumps and Training Load

December 14th, 2022

We are proud to present a new sport where Movesense sensors provide a significant benefit for athletes: figure skating. The German Ice Skating Union DEU (Deutsche Eislauf Union), DEU and Kaasa solution GmbH developed a figure skating sensor solution that detects different skating jumps and analyzes their quality. The goal of the project Missie was […]

Figure skating sensor in action: athlete and graphs of a jump on mobile screen.

A smart jumpsuit tracks infants’ motor development

June 28th, 2022

Movesense sensor allows researchers to create a new method for assessing the neurological development of young children. Early motor assessment is essential for supporting the early detection of neurodevelopmental problems and their therapeutic interventions. Photo: Helsinki University A Finnish research group at the BABA Center, Helsinki Children’s Hospital, has developed a novel wearable for infants […]

Measuring Training Load and Detecting Events in Beach Volleyball with Movesense Sensors

June 23rd, 2022

Researchers at the University of Mainz, Germany, have developed a practical and cost-effective system for automatic training load monitoring in beach volleyball, using Movesense Sensor and Kaasa Data Collector. The team presented the project in a poster at the German youth high performance sports symposium in May. The project started from the needs of the […]

Nahtlos and Kaasa Develop a Solution for Monitoring Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

February 16th, 2022

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term condition that causes inflammation in the lungs, damaged lung tissue, and a narrowing of the airways, making breathing difficult. More than 380 million people worldwide are estimated to have COPD. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of hospital re-admissions. The main problem is that the condition […]

Neuropeak Pro Launches NTEL BELT for Precision Breathing and Heart Rate Variability Training

February 1st, 2022

The Neuropeak Pro NTEL BELT is the first-of-its-kind, real-time training device and mobile app designed to help unlock peak performance through better, more intentional breathing, or Precision Breathing. Wearable trackers are everywhere. Neuropeak Pro’s NTEL BELT is different. It’s a real-time training device designed to align diaphragm-based performance breathing and Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Each […]

Neuropeak Pro’s NTEL BELT is a training for diaphragm-based performance breathing and Heart Rate Variability (HRV), based on Movesense sensor

Our Top-5 Favorite Picks of Movesense Powered Projects in 2021

January 10th, 2022

Innovation keeps flourishing in the Movesense developer community. The variety of ideas and concepts that are emerging around the world is amazing. Movesense team is delighted to see all the valuable solutions that the platform is enabling for a variety of needs and problems that we often didn’t even know to exist. To highlight the […]

Movesense Exceeded Expectations in YLE’s Desert Run Monitoring

December 20th, 2021

Finnish adventure runner Jukka Viljanen has set out to be the first person to run across Rub’ al Khali desert in Saudi Arabia. The area is the largest continuous sand desert in the world, and the running distance is 1300km. Jukka started his first attempt on Dec 6th and was planning to reach the final […]

Instruments of Things Launches SOMI-1 – The Sound of Me

September 19th, 2021

Instruments of Things is a German music-tech company founded in 2018 that develops solutions for sound and media interaction. The company’s vision is to build bridges between humans and auditive media to let people become musicians, performers and creators in an intuitive way. The company is now launching SOMI-1, an interactive wearable sensor kit that […]

Firstbeat Sports: Athlete app – Making athletes stakeholders in their own data

September 2nd, 2021

Firstbeat Sports has released the Firstbeat Sports: Athlete app, available on iOS and Android mobile devices via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Increase buy-in and make your athletes part of the data collection process This dedicated app gives athletes greater control and access to their performance data, providing a resourceful aid for […]

Jewellery that recognizes arrhythmias – a Finnish innovation based on artificial intelligence

July 1st, 2021

Heart2Save, Lumoava and Suunto have developed and launched the Awario Gem ECG necklace, which, together with the user’s phone, enables the measurement of a hospital-level ECG (electrocardiogram) at home. Awario Gem helps identify the four most common arrhythmias, the most dangerous of which is atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation causes about 4,500 strokes in Finland every […]

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 […]

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 […]

Runeasi Brings Personalized Biomechanical Insights to Runners

March 5th, 2021

Runeasi, a biomechanics and AI expert and a university spin-off of KU Leuven, Belgium, is launching a new running analytics tool for coaches and physiotherapists to help their clients run better. Runeasi uses Movesense sensor for the measurements. The solution is already used by a number of physio practices in Belgium and the company is […]

A balancing act – how wearable tech is improving orthopaedic and neurology treatments

February 8th, 2021

Good balance is an essential element of human performance for everyone in daily life and is something most of us take for granted. When balance and movement become impaired though, for instance after a trauma or sports related concussion (SRC), age-related degeneration, lower limb injuries, or osteoarthritis, the impact can be far-reaching. Measuring and understanding […]

Ice hockey tackle

New Solutions for Wheelchair Sports Performance Measuring with Movesense

October 14th, 2020

Measuring performance is a common practice in able bodied sports, with all kinds of equipment for measuring intensity, speed, training load and so on. But wearables dedicated to wheelchair sports mobility performance measurement have been lacking. Based on his PhD dissertation Out of the lab, onto the court, Rienk van der Slikke searched for ways […]

Measuring wheelchair sports

Firstbeat Adds Movement Tracking to Firstbeat Sports Training Load Analysis

September 25th, 2020

Last year, the Finnish heart rate expert Firstbeat launched Firstbeat Sports Sensor and Live app, a highly efficient mobile solution for monitoring training load in team sports. The system uses Movesense sensors to record players’ heart rate to provide in-depth analysis of training load and recovery. Now Firstbeat starts using the movement measuring capability of […]

Fristbeat Sports training load analysis

Holonic Systems Adaptive Music Application Showcase Published

September 24th, 2020

We have just published a new showcase of Holonic Systems adaptive music application in the showcase section. Holonic Systems turns real world data into sound for immersive, physical experiences that allow anyone to express themselves musically in almost any situation. The Holonic Systems products are adaptive music applications for both consumers, professionals and corporate customers. […]

Holonic Systems adaptive music application

Movesense Talks with the Personal Robot Temi

August 13th, 2020

Temi is a cost-effective personal robot that delivers useful engagement solutions for various uses. Movesense software partner Kaasa Solution built an application that demonstrates temi in remote healthcare. The combination of a Movesense sensor and temi robot could be used for instance in elderly care or to support longer living at home. The Android app […]

Volava Boxing Kit – an Exclusive Fit Boxing Experience at Home

April 2nd, 2020

New technologies are revolutionizing our daily lives, and how we exercise is not an exception. The demand for comfortable and convenient solutions for exercising is increasing rapidly, and the recent restrictions of normal group exercise and outdoor training due to the COVID-19 epidemic have caused a real peak in the home training market. To build […]

Volava Bokxing Kit for connected home exercise

Four New Projects Join Movesense Academic Program

March 18th, 2020

Movesense Academic Program supports scientific research projects with top of the line data collecting tools for measuring movement and physiology. The program selects new projects on quarterly basis and equips them with Movesense sensors and Kaasa Data Collector mobile app. The program has been received with great enthusiasm in the academic world and the number […]

A smart jump­suit measures in­fants’ move­ment and de­vel­op­ment

February 13th, 2020

A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment. Researchers have developed a smart jump­suit to accurately measure the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants from the age of five months. Details on their motility help in assessing abnormal neurological development, among other things. […]

The smart jump­suit is used to assess infants' movement

VOLAVA FitBoxing Kit Brings Studio Style Fitness Boxing to Home

January 15th, 2020

The Spanish start-up VOLAVA builds on the increasing demand for comfortable and convenient fitness solutions. After launching its indoor cycling for home last year, Volava now expands its interactive fitness platform by introducing connected Boxing equipment. Connected Fitboxing comfortably at home Volava Boxing Kit includes a punching bag, gloves, an exercise mat, and a Movesense […]

First Projects of Movesense Academic Program Announced

December 18th, 2019

Movesense Academic Program equips research teams with sensor hardware and tools for efficiently measuring and collecting motion and physiology data. We started accepting applications in November and have now selected the first projects to be invited to the program. During 2020, we will continue growing the program by inviting up to three new projects per […]

ROTTERDAM - TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute test bewegings sensors op rolstoelen van team Nederland Basketbal. - FOTO GUUS SCHOONEWILLE

Our Top-5 Favorite Movesense Concepts in 2019

December 15th, 2019

The spirit of innovation and the versatility of ideas of Movesense developers around the world is simply amazing. Within the Movesense team, we could have never come up with a fraction of all the use cases where Movesense sensors are currently being applied, and new projects in new fields of use are starting all the […]

Movesense Meetup Summary

December 5th, 2019

Movesense Meetup gathered the network to Helsinki on Dec 3 to learn about recent Movesense powered projects and to discuss the latest business and development topics. Among about 40 participants we had a few regular guests and a delighting amount of new community members. Their projects cover a wide range of applications from university research […]

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 […]

Ainone Balance Enters the Market

September 2nd, 2019

Ainone Balance is a new Movesense powered solution for measuring balance in healthcare, rehabilitation and sports. The product recently received a medical device classification and is now available for professionals in healthcare, social sector and sports. Balance is an essential element of human performance for athletes, senior citizens, and everyone of us in our daily lives. Traditional […]

Kaasa Solution Launches a Sensor System for Martial Arts

August 29th, 2019

The German Movesense development partner Kaasa Solution just released their Kick / Box Trainer, a martial arts sensor system and a mobile app for training monitoring. The prerequisite for successful athletic training is the right relationship between the quality and quantity of training and rest. This is essentially helped by measuring training. However, there are […]

Kick / Box Trainer is a martial arts sensor system by Kaasa solution GmbH.

FollowFlow Helps to Reach the Flow with Movesense Sensor

June 18th, 2019

Flow is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. FollowFlow is a new mobile app that helps you to reach the flow and gives you balance during the day. FollowFlow provides guidance on […]

Heart2Save Announces a Product for Identification of Atrial Fibrillation at Home

June 14th, 2019

Heart2Save, a Finnish startup with roots in Kuopio University Hospital, announced a Movesense powered solution that allows the user him/herself to identify atrial fibrillation at an early stage. The company’s ambitious vision is to reduce strokes caused by atrial fibrillation and thus save lives and secure healthier life years. The AiVoni Analysis Service includes a […]

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. […]

Firstbeat Introduces new Firstbeat Sports Sensor with Movesense

May 13th, 2019

Finnish Firstbeat is one of the leading sports physiology companies in the world, offering its heart rate variation analysis to wearables, corporate health and professional sports around the world. One of the key products of the company, Firstbeat Sports, the provider of the most comprehensive internal training load analyses in team sports monitoring, is launching […]

Movesense Brings Live Sports Performance Data to a TV Broadcast

March 5th, 2019

Few weeks ago, Movesense team got a phone call from the Finnish Squash Federation about live sports data: ‒  We would want to show live heart rate on TV from squash players in the Finnish Championship tournament. Can you help with that? ‒  Sure, it should be doable. When is the tournament? ‒  Well, the finals […]

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 […]

Atomic unveils new Hawx Ultra Connected Ski Boot with Movesense Technology

January 10th, 2019

For over 60 years Atomic has been building ski equipment in Altenmarkt, Austria with a know-how and passion for skiing unlike any other company.  At CES 2019 ,Atomic introduced the future of ski boot + skier connectivity with the debut of a digital skiing concept – HAWX ULTRA CONNECTED. Developed in cooperation with biomechanics experts from Salzburg University […]

With Movesense, Overskudd helps users connect stress to performance

January 7th, 2019

Performance and strong decision making is critical for all of us, whether we are fighting for survival, a promotion, a contract, or any other type of achievement. That’s where Overskudd come in. It’s a Norwegian company that is helping users improve performance by giving them access to insights about stress, recovery, and the effect of interventions. […]

No pain, much gain. W2ND puts elusive data in the hands of everyday athletes

In the movies, athletes in training work at their absolute limit. Sweat drips from faces as bodies are pushed to the point of exhaustion. Usually, there’s a catchy song in the background. The training montage, however, is not an accurate depiction of athletes. Yes, athletes will push it to the limit. Usually, they only do […]

Five New Consumer Wearable Products Powered by Movesense to be Showcased at CES 2019

December 18th, 2018

New devices leverage sensors and motion-sensing technology that allowed teams to rapidly create and launch new products for athletes, executives, and the elderly VANTAA, Finland – December 18, 2018 – Five companies launching new wearable devices that provide more targeted, accurate, and consistent data for consumers tracking health, athletic performance, stress, and more will exhibit […]

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 […]

Five Companies to Launch Their Movesense Products at CES 2019 with Suunto

December 4th, 2018

The amount of companies using Movesense to build their sensor products is rapidly growing and many companies that started their development during 2018 are soon launching their products to market. In August, we invited companies in the Movesense community to join us at CES 2019 to showcase their new Movesense based products at the Suunto […]

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 […]

Movesense Meetup Nov 7 Video Stream

November 7th, 2018

 Watch Movesense Meetup presentations with this Facebook Live video. 0-33min Terho Lahtinen, Jussi Kaasinen / Movesense team / Suunto: Movesense status update 33min Richard Tucker / Race Trace: Update of the Race Trace swimming analytics solution 46min Sampsa Vanhatalo / Children’s hospital / Helsinki University: Movesense for monitoring sleep and movement in infants 1h05min Jussi […]

Movesense Meetup Agenda on Nov 7

October 22nd, 2018

Movesense Meetup is a networking event and a workshop for developers and business executives working on Movesense based projects. This time, the case presentations will have emphasis on sports but with an angle that can be extended to many other fields of use. The event is a great opportunity to work on your project with […]

Launch your Movesense based solution at Suunto booth at CES 2019!

August 23rd, 2018

Suunto is one of the leading sports tech exhibitors at the world’s biggest consumer electronics show CES in Las Vegas January 8-11, 2019. Movesense will play a major role at Suunto booth. To make it even bigger, we are thrilled to invite you to launch your Movesense-based product with us in the Health & Wellness area of […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Holonic Systems Turns Body Motion Into Music

May 9th, 2018

Holonic Systems is developing Holon, an auditive mixed reality app that creates functional music from your body movements and your environment. Holon lets you control a modular synthesizer with your biomechanical movements and biosignals. Holon uses Movesense sensors as biomechanical controllers to turn movement into music. Movesense sensors can be placed to different places on a musician’s body, giving […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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