Xsens Releases New Development Kit For Wireless Orientation Tracking

Enschede, the Netherlands – May 15, 2013 - Xsens, the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products, releases a new development kit specifically for system integrators with a need for wireless orientation tracking.

“The MTw Awinda is highly suitable in markets which require wireless communication, like training & simulation, pedestrian navigation, test & measurement and robotics”, explains Marcel van Hak, Product Manager at Xsens, “the MTw technology has been used in Xsens’ motion capture solutions for more than 2 years and is proven in a wide range of movement science applications”.

The MTw Awinda contains a highly accurate, small, lightweight and wireless IMU with full AHRS capabilities, providing drift free orientation. It also includes a miniature wireless receiver, convenient mounting tools and Xsens’ user-friendly MT Software Suite, compatible with the MTi product portfolio. The proprietary Xsens wireless communication protocol enables real-time performance with a range of up to 10 meters.

With the addition of the MTw Awinda, Xsens expands its portfolio of motion tracking solutions. In 2012, Xsens released its 4th generation MTi-10 and MTi-100 series, including IMU, VRU and AHRS options, as well as the flagship MTi-G-700 GPS/INS.

The Xsens MTw Awinda will be demonstrated at the Cybermind booth (H122) during ITEC 2013 in Rome, Italy held from May 22, till May 24. Cybermind will also show their VB-56 SXGA Virtual Binocular equipped with an Xsens orientation tracker.

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 consumer electronics devices and professional applications such as 3D character animation, motion analysis, and industrial control & stabilization. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, Sagem (Safran Group), Siemens and various other leading institutes and companies throughout the world. Founded in 2000, Xsens is a privately held company with offices in Enschede, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Bangalore

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