Inertial Sensor Modules

Xsens supplies miniature MEMS based motion trackers (IMU, VRU, AHRS and GPS/INS) for industrial applications such as antenna/camera stabilization and unmanned system control.

Applications

is used in:
Control & Stabilization, Navigation and correction, Measurement & Testing, Unmanned Control, Heavy Industry, Underwater Systems, SOTM, Payloads, Pedestrian Navigation, Head mounted displays and head trackers, Automotive testing, Mobile Mapping, Bore Industry, Training & Simulation, Ground Robotics, Offshore, Device tracking and Training & Simulation.

Cases

Protected: Vector.ai: Shaping the future for autonomous driving
Vector.ai
Shaping the future for autonomous driving
Fast-track your Research & Development in Autonomous Driving
Autonomous Driving
Fast-track your R&D in autonomous driving
Xsens MTi 1-series provides precise attitude report for Blueprint Subsea beacons
Blueprint Subsea beacons
Acoustic tracking and data-modem beacon solution with Xsens MTi-3 AHRS
Gyron aerial gyrostabilized gimbals
Aerial gimbal payload
Horizon stabilisation on the Gyron
Aerodynamic validation of solar vehicle Nuna8 with Xsens
Nuon Solar Team
World Solar Challenge winner used the Xsens MTi-G-700 to validate the aerodynamic design
PowerPlane – an autonomous aircraft that converts wind into electricity
PowerPlane
An autonomous aircraft that converts wind into electricity
Trajectory stabilization of the  Stratos II+ rocket using the Xsens MTi-100
Trajectory stabilization
Trajectory stabilization of the Stratos II+ rocket using the Xsens MTi-100
Aeroprobe Micro Air Data System Incorporates MTi-G-700 for UAV Applications
UAV Applications
Aeroprobe Micro Air Data System Incorporates MTi-G-700 for UAV Applications
Kitepower 2.0 – Airborne Wind Energy at its finest
Kite Power
Airborne Wind Energy at its finest
Surveying and Indoor Mapping
Surveying and Indoor Mapping
Autonomous Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)
Data logging framework by Tarka Systems
Data acquisition and monitoring
Update: Data Monitoring System by Tarka Systems for Barge Master
REEM-C walking stability improved with MTi-30 AHRS
REEM-C Robot
REEM-C walking stability improved with MTi-30 AHRS
Power Line Maintenance Inspection (PLMI) with MTi-G-700
PLMI
Power Line Maintenance Inspection (PLMI) with MTi-G-700.
World Solar Challenge vehicle load
World Solar Challenge
World Solar Challenge vehicle load by Saxion University and University of Twente.
Autonomous Indoor Positioning and Navigation with an Inertial Measurement Unit
Pedestrian Navigation
Autonomous Indoor Positioning and Navigation with an Inertial Measurement Unit.
BMO Offshore – Vessel Black Box
BMO Offshore
Vessel information services and measurement solutions by BMO Offshore.
Simulated binoculars for observed fire training
Simulated binoculars
Gavap is a company that specializes in simulation systems and equipment for firing instruction and training.
Xsens enables World’s first Underwater Augmented Reality Game
Augmented Reality Game
Xsens enables World’s first Underwater Augmented Reality Game by Fraunhofer Institute.
Exploring the secrets of the Great Pyramid of Giza
Great Pyramid of Giza
Exploring the secrets of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Xsens MTi-G GPS/INS in unmanned aircraft
Unmanned aircraft
Xsens MTi-G GPS/INS in unmanned aircraft to collect highly accurate flight data.
Sea Cobra – Maritime Surveillance System
Sea Cobra
Maritime Surveillance System by Chess Dynamics.
Aerospy and Xsens
Aerospy
Aerospy and Xsens to offer customers in the field of (un)manned systems a more easy to install solution.
SkySails uses MTi to stabilize towing kite
SkySails towing kite
The innovative SkySails Propulsion System uses wind energy to reduce fuel costs and emission levels.
Warwick Mobile Robotics (Hexakopter)
Hexakopter
Warwick Mobile Robotics is a collection of projects under development at the University of Warwick in the field of mobile robotics.
Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge (GCDC)
GCDC
Challenge of semi-autonomous cars in the sense that they are automatically controlled only in the longitudinal direction.
MTi helps in predicting a thrown ball’s trajectory
Humanoid Rollin' Justin
MTi helps in predicting a thrown ball’s trajectory by the DLR’s Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics.
Tracking satellites on a moving ground vehicle
SOTM (SATCOM On The Move)
Tracking satellites on a moving ground vehicle by EM Solutions.
Xsens MTi measuring mining shovel movements
Heavy Industry Intelligence
Xsens MTi measuring mining shovel movements by Motion Metrics International.
Xsens MTi’s used in fleet of autonomous robots
WAMbot
Xsens MTi’s used in fleet of autonomous robots.
New test in AEC jet shows performance increase in latest SDK
AEC jet
New test in AEC jet shows performance increase in latest MTi-G Software Development Kit.
CryoWing fixed-wing UAV
Fixed-wing UAV
CryoWing fixed-wing UAV by the Northern Research Institute in Norway (NORUT).
MTi-G used in autonomous quadrotor
Autonomous quadrotor
MTi-G used in autonomous quadrotor the University of Freiburg.
Xsens MTi measuring ship movements
Ship movements
Xsens MTi measuring ship movements at MARIN.
MTi-G accuracy put to the test in AEC jet aircraft
Flight test
MTi-G accuracy put to the test in AEC jet aircraft.
Racing analysis using the MTi-G
Racing analysis
Racing analysis using the MTi-G by Boudoul Professional Racing.
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle with MTi
AUV
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle with MTi.
Unmanned Vehicle (DARPA Challenge)
Unmanned Vehicle
Unmanned Vehicle at DARPA Challenge by the University of Louisiana.
Stabilization of a walking robot
FLAME
Stabilization of a walking robot by the Delft University of Technology.
Control system for unmanned helicopter
Unmanned helicopter
Delft Dynamics develops control systems for manned and unmanned vehicles.

Research

The MATRIS project: real-time markerless camera tracking for augmented reality and broadcast applications

Author: Chandaria J, Thomas GA, Stricker D.
Journal:J. Real-Time Image Processing 2007b; 2(2):69-79 doi: 10. 1007/s11554-007-0043-z.

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Robust real-time tracking by fusing measurements from inertial and vision sensors

Author: Hol JD, Schön TB, Luinge HJ, Slycke PJ, Gustafsson F.
Journal:J. of Real-Time Image Processing 2007;2(2):149-160 doi: 10.1007/s11554-007-0040-2.

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Real-time camera tracking in the MATRIS project

Author: Chandaria J, Thomas G, Bartczak B, et al.
Journal:SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal 2007;116(7–8):266–271

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