Sensor Fusion Software from Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Laboratories Inc.
April 22, 2012
Freespace MotionEngine for Mobile from Hillcrest Labs, Rockville, MD, is embedded software for Android and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets, which manages the motion sensors (accelerometers, gyros, and magnetometers) in the devices to enable motion-based applications. Features include the ability to work with sensors from all major suppliers; proprietary static and dynamic calibration processes; minimal power consumption through shutting off sensors when they are not needed to preserve battery life; and flexible implementation options. The software can aid in the development of context awareness, pedestrian navigation, augmented reality, health and fitness applications, immersive gaming, and gesture control.
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