an inertial sensing platform for wearables and robotics
Pedestrian navigation, Industrial safety and resource management, Positioning system for rescue agents, Tactical policing, Geo-survey of GPS devoid area, Self navigating robot, Assistive robotics, Gaming, AR/VR, Treatment of movement disorders, Understanding physics of motion...
The list is long...
explore - innovate - navigate
The Arduino compatible oblu is a miniaturized opensource wearable motion sensing development board. It comes pre-programmed as a bluetooth IMU and a pedestrian navigation sensor.
Whether you are a STEM student, maker, navigation researcher, hobbyist or an entrepreneur, oblu allows you to explore motion sensing and innovate further.
Save significant time and resources, gain more insights of inertial sensing, implement new algorigthms and innovative applications, develop further s/w and h/w around it ---- all with one single device waiting to be explored.
Make motion sensing easy-accurate-affordable with "oblu" !
how does it work
Configurable board for inertial navigation
Reconfigure the h/w (if required), acquire motion sensing data, process it on-board and transmit to smartphone, tablet or PC.
oblu's selected enablers:
✔ Four 6-axis IMUs & a 32b floating pt µC
✔ Bluetooth low energy & USB interface
✔ Battery operable with USB charging
✔ ZUPT-aided personnel tracking algo
✔ Opensource configurable C code for µC
Android app for personnel tracking
Perform pedestrian reckoning (PDR) and utilize inbuilt features for tracking, surveying etc. on an Android smartphone.
Xoblu's main attractions:
✔ Graphical display of realtime tracking
✔ Option to insert floor plan in backgroud
✔ Allows picture and text tagging in realtime
✔ Option to save session and continue later
✔ Data logging in phone's memory
A tool to control, log and analyze
Log and analyze motion sensing data on a PC and modify crucial hardware settings remotely just at the push of a button.
MIMUscope's highlighting features:
✔ Very easy to operate
✔ Analyzes motion sensors' data
✔ Plots data realtime and offline
✔ Allows data logging
✔ Configures hardware settings
what is unique about oblu
Multi-IMU (MIMU) Technology
The Multi-IMU (MIMU) array enables sensor fusion which brings down the stochastic errors and improves motion sensing performance.
On-board Motion Processing
Onboard 32-bits floating pt micro-controller enables complex navigational computation, thus enabling higher sampling rates.
Simplified PDR interface
PDR is made simplified by transmitting footsteps' displacement and change in orientation at every step, over wireless.
select your kit
Each kit is uniquely curated to cater to your needs. Explore and find out which suits you the best
(Rs 13031/- for sale within India)
- oblu - the development board
- Casing, Battery, Shoe-mount
- Calibration device and scripts
- General purpose h/w accessories
- S/w tools- Xoblu and MIMUscope
- Open-source embedded C code
- Tutorials, manuals etc
IIT Kanpur & oblu.io jointly offer a course on IoT
This introductory course would focus on the "smart sensor node" of a typical IoT system. Connectivity and data processing would be covered in brief. It would cover engineering fundamentals, blended with good industrial practices, which lead to first-time success of an IoT system design and development. API development, cloud computing and data analysis would also be covered in brief. oblu would be used as a case study in the classroom and also for the lab exercises.
After completing this course, participants will be in a position to understand various building blocks and working of state-of-the-art IoT systems. Participants would also gain enough insights to conceive and build IoT systems on their own.
Click here to visit course homepage for further details and regular updates.
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