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Rob O'Reilly

Rob O'Reilly is a Member of Technical Staff responsible for future business and product development in the Micromachined Products Division at Analog Devices Inc., Norwood, MA. Rob attended Northeastern University with a steady focus on dynamics and shock and vibration and analysis. An accomplished musician, he also plays professionally with local Boston band Cosmic Igloo.

The Five Motion Senses: MEMS Inertial Sensing to Transform Applications   January 1, 2010
By: Harvey Weinberg,Rob O'Reilly

The introduction of robust, low-cost MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes enables the incorporation of motion sensing into a greater variety of applications.

Sonic Nirvana: MEMS Accelerometers as Acoustic Pickups in Musical Instruments   June 1, 2009
By: Alex Khenkin,Kieran Harney,Rob O'Reilly

MEMS sensors are in our cars, phones, PCs, cameras, and a variety of other applications but until now, they've never been attached to a guitar. The authors seek to answer the question: Can you use a MEMS accelerometer as an acoustic transducer?


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