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Pages and Files
Quick Start Guide
History of Major Design Decisions
Ongoing Validation Testing
Which Phones Can be Used and how? (coming soon)
Phone Testing Procedure (coming soon)
Obtaining Wockets Hardware
Option 1: Make Them Yourself (Detailed Info on Assembly) (Coming soon)
Option 2: Buy Them in Small Quantities (Coming soon)
Option 3: Collaborate with Wockets Team (use loaners) (Coming soon)
Testing and Calibrating Wockets
Calibrating a Wocket
Testing a Wocket (coming soon)
Google Code Site
(all software, including firmware)
HW Design History and Tech Specs
Wockets data formats (coming soon)
Wockets Software Architecture (coming soon)
Wockets Timestamp Correction (coming soon)
Wocket Enclosure and Band
Housing V3 Sealer Construction
Sensor Housing V4 concept and production
Bands and poach concept and production
Activity Recognition Software
Research Papers - Reading List
Wireless Sensor Kits
Other BT Sensors
Open Source Hardware
Open Source Tips
Physical Activity Conferences
Legacy Stuff (e.g., MITes)
MITes Design Info
Files for MIT/Stanford/UT/Northeastern Projects
Welcome To The Wockets Wiki!
Wockets are small, wireless accelerometers that send body motion data to mobile phones. They are being developed as part of an open source effort to create low cost, motion measurement devices for hobbyists, researchers, and developers interested in creating software and devices that measure or respond to movement. For an overview of the Wockets project see the
Wockets Project Home Page
This wiki is the place where the real work gets done. Would you like to use Wockets, or do you have the hardware or software expertise to contribute to the design? If so, please get involved.
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