Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in consumer electronics devices and professional applications such as 3D character animation, motion analysis, and industrial control & stabilization.

About Xsens


Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in applications such as industrial control and stabilization, health, sports and 3D character animation. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, ABB, Siemens and various other leading institutes and companies throughout the world.

Xsens has offices in Enschede, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

Experience in Motion Tracking

The company was founded in 2000 by Casper Peeters and Per Slycke, both University of Twente graduates. Inspired by the possibilities of tiny motion sensors for measurement of the performance of athletes, they specialized themselves in sensor technologies and sensor fusion algorithms. A company was born and Xsens quickly launched its first measurement unit which was used for human motion measurement and industrial applications. Now, after more than ten years of experience, Xsens is recognized for its motion tracking and motion capture products with best-in-class performance, outstanding quality and high ease-of-use.

Business Segments

Xsens focuses on three business segments:

Products and solutions are customized to cater the specific business needs for each of these segments.

Xsens, MVN, MotionGrid, MTi, MTi-G, MTx, MTw, Awinda and KiC are registered trademarks or trademarks of Xsens Technologies B.V. and/or its parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the Netherlands, the USA and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Working at Xsens

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Set your future in motion with Xsens

Xsens operates in many innovative markets and is always on the lookout for new businesses and technology opportunities. In the recent years we have built on technology for emerging markets such as Wearables, Drones, Virtual Reality, Autonomous Driving and Smart Farming.

Xsens is headquartered in the Netherlands, however our culture is diverse and international. We strive to find the best people for the job. Our technology is of global significance and we strongly believe knowledge can be found everywhere.

We offer careers with responsibility in an innovative, ambitious and international company. The Xsens team can be characterized as spontaneous and hardworking, with a passion for technology, in a multi-disciplinary and international environment. We believe in intrinsic motivation. If you are a respectful individual and a passionate professional, that’s all that matters.

We’d love to have you!

Current vacancies

Boele de Bie, General Manager

Boele de Bie is responsible for the overall leadership and strategy of Xsens, with a focus on people, business development, R&D and operations. Prior to joining Xsens in January 2018, Boele held several roles as CEO of start-ups and growth companies within Philips Consumer Electronics, mainly in Asia, and in several companies the Netherlands, primarily in emerging technology domains. In total he has more than 25 years of experience in general management, sales and product management in international operating companies primarily in high-tech products and systems. Boele de Bie holds a MSc degree in Engineering from Delft University and an MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Management.


Xsens is a leading developer and global supplier of 3D motion tracking products based upon miniature (MEMS) inertial sensor technology. To maintain high standards for Xsens products and services, Xsens has close partnerships in different fields.You can find an overview of all Xsens partners in this list:


Official Autodesk developer

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they’re ever built or created.


Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community.


Siemens Solution Partner

Siemens PLM Software’s digital brand Tecnomatix™, offers world class solutions covering the entire breadth of your product’s lifecylce helping companies quickly identify the best strategies for boosting productivity and lowering cost

Dassault Technology Partner

Dassault Technology Partner

As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.


MEMS Industry Group (MIG)

The MEMS Industry Group® (MIG) is the trade association advancing MEMS across global markets.


Institute of Navigation (ION)

The Institute of Navigation is the world’s premier non-profit professional society dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT).

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ViveLab Ergo

Vivelab is an ergonomic lab in the cloud for modeling objects, machines and human beings moving together in a virtual 3D space. Thanks to its massive anthropometric database and built-in analyses it precisely simulates, analyzes and validates human interactions with industrial and other environments. For more information, visit www.vivelab.cloud


Mathworks Connections Program

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists.


Over the years, Xsens has received several awards and prizes and we hope to add more in the future. We value the awards as recognition of our work and proudly present them to you.

In 2009, Xsens was listed one of the fastest growing technology firms in The Netherlands, for the fourth year in a row. In that same year, Xsens came second at the King Willem I Award. This prestigious prize is awarded biannually to companies that distinguish themselves in entrepreneurship.


Deloitte Fast 50
High Growth Innovation Award
High Growth Award
Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast500
King Willem I Award
Overijssel Innovation Award 2007

King Willem I award


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Press contact

Remco Sikkema
+ 31 88 9736700
[email protected]


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