Using IMUs and Sensor Fusion to Unlock Smarter Motion Sensing – Webcast

Webcasts

At 9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM EDT - 5:00PM CET on March 26, 2019

As the world gets smarter and more connected, sensors are becoming more ubiquitous. For motion sensing applications, like robotics, VR/AR, or even attitude monitoring, IMUs are a cost effective solution. But making the raw output from multiple sensors work together to create meaningful information is not as simple as it seems. In this webinar, engineers will learn about the typical challenges of working with IMUs, from the sensors themselves to the impact of environmental factors (and how to account for them).

Join in as we discuss:

  • What types of applications can use motion sensing (including some less common ones)
  • How an IMU can be used to solve motion problems
  • The importance of qualifying sensors – and how to do it right
  • The common anomalies, environmental factors and challenges of sensor fusion

Speakers

  • Guillaume Girardin - Yole Développement

    Guillaume Girardin

    PhD. Division Director - Photonics, Sensing & Displays - Yole Développement

  • Charles Pao - Hillcrest Labs

    Charles Pao

    Senior Technical Marketing Specialist - Hillcrest Labs

  • Steve Scheirey Hillcrest Labs

    Steve Scheirey

    Head of R&D - Hillcrest Labs

Organized for:

Hillcrest Laboratories, a subsidiary of InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC), is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics, robotics and IoT devices. For more than 15 years, Hillcrest has delivered innovative solutions that combine sensors and sensor fusion technology to power a wide variety of consumer electronics, as well as commercial and industrial products. Hillcrest’s advanced sensor fusion technology transforms human and machine movement into high-quality, application-ready information that enables developers and manufacturers to create everyday products that work with precision. Today, Hillcrest’s proven MotionEngine® sensor fusion software is used in a wide variety of applications, including robotics, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3D audio, and handheld motion controllers.

Yole Développement

Yole Développement (Yole) has grown to become a group of companies providing marketing, technology and strategy consulting, corporate finance services, reverse engineering and costing services and well as IP and patent analysis. With a strong focus on emerging applications using silicon and/or micro manufacturing, Yole Group of Companies has expanded to include more than 80 collaborators worldwide covering MEMS and image sensors, Compound Semiconductors, RF Electronics, Solid-state lighting, Displays, Software, Optoelectronics, Microfluidics & Medical, Advanced Packaging, Manufacturing, Nanomaterials, Power Electronics, Batteries & Energy Management and Memory.
Yole, along with its partners System Plus Consulting, PISEO, Knowmade and Blumorpho, support industrial companies, investors and R&D organizations worldwide to help them understand markets and follow technology trends to grow their business.

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