Xbus Kit

Human motion trackers set

Development kit with highly accurate, small and lightweight 3D human motion trackers. Used in a body area network, this portable and unobtrusive system is ideal for developing customized wearable solutions.

  • Connects multiple Motion Trackers (MTx) on one or two Xbusstrings
  • Lightweight, portable device
  • Drift-free 3D orientation as well as inertial data

Overview

Important: End-of-Life Notice 
On January 1st, 2014, Xsens has issued an End-of-Life notice for the Xbus Kits and related products. Details on the EOL can be found here. The product is still in production until March 31st 2014; however we recommend all customers to consider the MTw Development Kit which is the wireless successor of the Xbus Kit. Please refer to the MTw Development Kit page for more information.

 

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Specifications

  • Xbus KitConnects multiple Motion Trackers (MTx) on one or two Xbus strings
  • Synchronous sampling of multiple MTx‘s at adjustable sample frequencies up to 512Hz
  • Compatible with PDA and PC via USB cable or wireless Bluetooth 2.0 connection
  • Compatible with Xsens MT Software and MT Software Development Kit
  • External triggering & notification of trigger moment available for synchronization
  • Battery operated or mains power supply
  • Low battery indicator
  • Internal 64 kByte communication buffer
  • Supplies power to MTx’s
  • Ergonomic design with elastic strap

 

Fields of use

  • Biomechanics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sports science
  • Virtual reality
  • Ergonomics

 

The Xbus Kit contains

  • Xbus Master
  • 5 x MTx‘s (also available in other quantities)
  • MT Software Development Kit
  • Accessories:
    - 5 Xbus Cables
    - Xbus Master Cable USB
    - Power Adapter
    - 4 AA Rechargeable Batteries
    - Elastic Strap
    - Bluetooth Transceiver USB
    - Suitcase
 

Applications

Biomechanical analysis is used in:
Biomechanical analysis, Sports performance science, Rehabilitation, Ergonomics and Virtual reality.

Cases

A normative data-set of Timed Up and Go component times under different conditions
Timed Up and Go
A normative data-set of Timed Up and Go component times under different conditions
Advanced Diagnosis and Assessment of Tremor
Assessment of Tremor
Advanced Diagnosis and Assessment of Tremor by University of Bristol.
Interactive Sonification of Human Movements for Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Interactive Sonification of Human Movements for Stroke Rehabilitation by the Leibniz University Hanover.
Stair climbing: a comparison with an optical tracking device
Stair climbing
Stair climbing: a comparison with an optical tracking device by King's College London.
IMMS improves spasticity assessment in children with cerebral palsy
Spasticity assessment
IMMS improves spasticity assessment in children with cerebral palsy by VU University Medical Center
“Outwalk”: a novel protocol for clinical gait analysis based on inertial and magnetic sensors
Outwalk
"Outwalk": a novel protocol for clinical gait analysis based on inertial and magnetic sensors.
Baseball pitchers analysis
Baseball pitchers analysis
Baseball pitchers analysis by INAIL Prostheses Centre.
Extreme conditions
Extreme conditions
Management of resources in extreme conditions by the Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research.
Wearable assist devices
Wearable assist devices
Wearable assist devices by Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research.

Research

Inertial Measures of Motion for Clinical Biomechanics: Comparative Assessment of Accuracy under Controlled Conditions – Effect of Velocity

Author: K. Lebel, P. Boissy, M. Hamel,C. Duval
Journal: PLoS ONE 8(11): e79945. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079945

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Estimation of vertical tuber coxae movement in the horse from a single inertial measurement unit

Author: Pfau T., Starke S., Tröster S. & Roepstorff L.
Journal: The Veterinary Journal, In Press

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Motion analysis assessment of alterations in the scapulo-humeral rhythm after throwing in baseball pitchers

Author: Pellegrini A, Tonino P, Paladini P, Cutti A, Ceccarelli F, Porcellini G.
Journal: Musculoskeletal Surgery 2013; 97(1):9-13

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Customers

University Sunshine Coast
Upna
University Of Twente
University North Carolina Chapel Hill
University
Universitet Stockholms
Universiteit Stellenbosch University
Université Valenciennes
Universität Osnabrük
Universität Bremen
Universitas Osloensis
Universidade Estadual Londrina
UC
TU Delft
Technische Universität Chemnitz
Queens University
Miami University
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Hochschule Für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamberg
AWF
Arciyes Üniversitesi

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