2. MetaSensors

The MetaSensors include the MetaMotionC, MetaMotionR, and MetaTracker.

All MetaSensors have different types of motion and environmental sensors on them. Each unit includes an MCU, Bluetooth, memory, an LED, a push button, and a battery.

Differences between MetaSensors:

Sensor Name Battery Size Memory
MetaMotionC CR2032 200mAh coin-cell 24mm diameter x 5mm 8MB (~0.5M entries)
MetaMotionR Rechargeable 100mAh lipo 17mm x 25mm x 5mm 8MB (~0.5M entries)
MetaTracker CR2450 600mAh coin-cell 26mm x 26mm x 5mm 2MB (~0.5M entries)
Sensor Name Acc Gyro Mag Humidity Temp Pressure Light
MetaMotionC X X X   X X X
MetaMotionR X X X   X X X
MetaTracker X X X X X X X

2.1. MetaMotionC

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MetaMotion is available in a round form-factor which is coin-cell powered (replaceable battery). It has a typical battery life of 1 to 14 days and is mainly used in clinical trials where a coin cell battery is safe and disposable.

Note

Technical Specifications and Sample Data are available on the store page.

Note

Datasheets and Certificates are available on the documentation page.

Steps to get started:

2.1.1. Unbox

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  1. Unbox your MetaMotionC.
  2. Turn ON your preferred tablet, smartphone, or computer.
  3. Make sure your device is Bluetooth Low Energy compliant (Bluetooth 4.0 or later - Bluetooth Low Energy) and it is turned on.

2.1.2. Power

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  1. The MetaMotionC comes with a 200mAH CR2032 coin cell battery. The battery is full.
  2. If your board does not power up, open the case and replace the battery. The case is plastic and snaps together.
  3. Insert the new coin cell battery with the + side facing UP into the battery holder.
  4. The device is ON. LEDs will NOT flash or turn ON at this time.
  5. The battery is replaceable ONLY. It is NOT rechargeable.

2.1.3. Wake Up

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  1. MetaMotionC is shipped in sleep mode.
  2. This is to conserve battery during shipment.
  3. Press the button on the MetaMotionC quickly ONCE to wake up the MetaSensor.
  4. Wait 30 seconds.

2.1.4. Connect

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  1. Use the MetaBase App to quickly program the sensors and retrieve data for research.
  2. Use the APIs to develop and code your own App.
  3. Use the MetaClinic App for physical therapy, workers assessment, and outcome measures in clinical trials.

2.1.5. Other

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  1. Troubleshoot any issues by following the steps here.
  2. Replace the battery with any CR2032 coin cell such as the one available on our store.

2.2. MetaMotionR

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MetaMotionR is available in a rectangular form-factor which is lipo battery powered (rechargeable battery). It has a typical battery life of 1 to 14 days and is mainly used in movement recognition applications such as a golf swing tracker. Since it is USB powered, you can add a battery pack to get even more life out of your MetaMotionR.

Note

Technical Specifications and Sample Data are available on the store page.

Note

Datasheets and Certificates are available on the documentation page.

Steps to get started:

2.2.1. Unbox

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  1. Unbox your MetaMotionR.
  2. Turn ON your preferred tablet, smartphone, or computer.
  3. Make sure your device is Bluetooth Low Energy compliant (Bluetooth 4.0 or later - Bluetooth Low Energy) and it is turned on.

2.2.2. Power

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  1. Plug in your MetaMotionR using a micro USB cable to charge the battery.
  2. The device is ON. LEDs will NOT flash or turn ON at this time.
  3. The battery is rechargeable ONLY. It is NOT replaceable.

2.2.3. Wake Up

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  1. All devices are shipped in sleep mode.
  2. This is to conserve battery during shipment.
  3. Press the button on the MetaMotionR quickly ONCE to wake up the MetaSensor.
  4. Wait 30 seconds.

2.2.4. Connect

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  1. Use the MetaBase App to quickly program the sensors and retrieve data for research.
  2. Use the APIs to develop and code your own App.
  3. Use the MetaClinic App for physical therapy, workers assessment, and outcome measures in clinical trials.

2.2.5. Other

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  1. Troubleshoot any issues by following the steps here.
  2. Recharge the battery with a micro-USB to USB cable plugged in to power (AC adapter or computer) such as the one available on our store.

2.3. MetaTracker

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MetaTracker is available in a square form-factor which is coin-cell powered (replaceable battery).

Note

Technical Specifications and Sample Data are available on the store page.

Note

Datasheets and Certificates are available on the documentation page.

Steps to get started:

2.3.1. Unbox

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  1. Unbox your MetaTracker.
  2. Turn ON your preferred tablet, smartphone, or computer.
  3. Make sure your device is Bluetooth Low Energy compliant (Bluetooth 4.0 or later - Bluetooth Low Energy) and it is turned on.

2.3.2. Power

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  1. The MetaTracker comes with a 600mAH CR2540 coin cell battery. The battery is full.
  2. If your board does not power up, open the back cap of the case by removing the 4 screws and replace the battery.
  3. Insert the new coin cell battery with the + side facing UP into the battery holder.
  4. The device is ON. LEDs will NOT flash or turn ON at this time.
  5. The battery is replaceable ONLY. It is NOT rechargeable.

2.3.3. Connect

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  1. Use the MetaBase App to quickly program the sensors and retrieve data for research.
  2. Use the APIs to develop and code your own App.
  3. Use the MetaClinic App for physical therapy, workers assessment, and outcome measures in clinical trials.

2.3.4. Other

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  1. Troubleshoot any issues by following the steps here.
  2. Replace the battery with any CR2450 coin cell by untightening the screws holding the case together such as the one available on our store.