Impact


Custom sensor development

Off-the-shelf sensors span a huge range of functions and price points, but circumstances often demand a new type of measurement or manufacturing approach.

Our custom sensor development covers everything from high-reliability sensing for ultra-harsh environments to low-cost, low-power consumer devices.  

Diverse technologies

With a broad range of expertise and an impartial, technology agnostic approach, we work across the whole spectrum of sensing, selecting the optimum solution for the challenge at hand. Our work in the sensing space includes physical modelling (computational flow dynamics and finite element), analysis for new sensing principles and developing innovative machine vision and machine learning systems for robotics, agriculture and industry

High-performance, low-cost sensors

The availability of cheap yet powerful microcontrollers and GPUs has enabled much more value to be derived from commodity parts such as CMOS cameras, accelerometers and magnetic sensors.

Through value engineering of established designs, and by using novel DSP algorithms to extract more data, we are able to deliver huge leaps forward in performance while reducing costs. 

Experience


Classical to cutting-edge

Our sensing experience spans classical physics and electronics through to the latest deep learning techniques. This is underpinned by a keen understanding of the physical and commercial fundamentals that make finished products competitive and efficient.

Our sensing expertise is spread across our Boston, MA and Cambridge, UK offices. While our Boston team has particularly strong mechatronic skills, our Cambridge team leads the way in algorithms and large system integration. 

Tech, tools & facilities


Chemistry Labs
 

Chemistry labs

Our chemistry labs provide dedicated facilities for industrial, consumer, food chemistry and fluidics research and development. Our microfluidics lab features specialist equipment including our Plant Design Management System (PDMS), Spraytec laser diffraction droplet size analyser and Matersizer particle size analyser. Meanwhile, our beverage lab and wet and dry labs cater for the unique requirements of rapid food-safe prototype development.

Food & beverage lab
 

Food & beverage lab

Specifically set up to meet the unique requirements of developing food- and beverage-safe systems, our dedicated lab means we have the necessary procedures and equipment in place to design and test new products in-house. Quantitative and scientific testing is fundamental to our science-led innovation approach, but ultimately taste tests are always needed. This is our only lab where the consumption of food and drink is not just allowed but essential!

Electronic production
 

Electronic production

Our flexible, responsive and agile manufacturing facilities are ideally suited to electronic and electromechanical product builds, enabling us to very quickly set up short product runs built to an extremely high quality. We can build our own PCBAs using industrial representative equipment and ensure manufacture-ability during design. Having our own EPD facility is also extremely helpful in development, driving out DfX activities in eCAD, and feeding test results back into the design process from an early stage.

Optics labs
 

Optics labs

Our suite optics labs enable us to build complex and high-precision optical layouts, typically for testing prototype designs and novel techniques prior to deployment. Featuring six high-spec optical benches with configurable interlocked controlled areas for high-power (class 4) laser work and specialist facilities for interferometry, spectroscopy, low-noise fluorescence imaging and photon counting. This space can be split into separate laser-controlled areas, allowing multiple experiments to run simultaneously, giving our optical engineers the capability to develop creative solutions without instrumentation restrictions.

Prototyping workshops
 

Prototyping workshops

Our electronic and mechanical prototyping workshops allow us to produce technically credible prototypes that bring ideas to life and offer a powerful demonstration of their value. All while maintaining extremely high standards of quality that conform to ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001 regulations. Using the latest CNC and milling machines, lathes, welding gear and wire harness and cable assembly tools, we are able to produce parts very quickly and assemble full-scale working prototypes for testing and consumer trials.

Software tools
 

Software tools

We use a range of specialist software for model-based design and simulation. These include MathWorks Matlab and Simulink (including automated code generation and GPU acceleration), dSPACE for model based design, hardware in the loop testing and development of mechatronic systems, and CFD solutions including COMSOL Multiphysics for multiphase flow simulation. Finite element packages like ANSYS Maxwell and HFSS, CST Studio and Microwave Office are used for full-wave, transmission line and magnetostatic simulation. We also employ a dedicated compute cluster for machine learning, neural network training and continuous verification.

News & insights


Vlog

양자(Quantum)혁명은 아직 시작되지 않았는가?

24th February 2020

몬티 발로우(Montry Barlow) 전략 기술 팀장이 영국 본사에서 열린 이노베이션 데이(Innovation Day UK)에서 리차드 레이랜드(Richard Leyland)와 캠브리지 컨설턴트의 양자(quantum)기술 관련 활동에 대해 이야기를 나눴습니다. 몬티 팀장은 끊임없이 발전하고 있는 양자 툴박스의 진화 양상과, 양자 혁명이 가장 먼저 일어나게 될 특정 분야에 대해 설명하였습니다.

  • 머신 러닝 & AI
  • 커넥트비티 & 사물인터넷(IoT)
  • 디지털 보안
  • 광학
  • 센서
Press release

시각 장애인을 돕기 위한 실내 네비게이션 서비스

7th January 2020

캠브리지 컨설턴트와 웨이맵은 대중교통 중심지와 같은 복잡한 실내 공간 안에서 시각 장애인들에게 길을 안내하는 혁신적인 스마트폰 서비스를 개발하였다.

Press release

바(Bar)에서 음료 주문 경험을 업그레이드하다

24th December 2019

캠브리지 컨설턴트는 오늘 디지털과 물리적 세계를 잇는 새로운 인터렉티브 바(Bar) 경험을 공개한다.

Webinar

인공지능 강화 ADAS를 향하여

27th September 2019

첨단 운전자 보조 시스템 ADAS는 자동화 시장에서 가장 빠르게 성장하고 있는 기술 분야 중 하나로서, 자율주행 자동차 시대의 포문을 열었습니다. ADAS의 가장 핵심 기술 요소인 인공지능(AI)은 실시간 인지, ...

  • 머신 러닝 & AI
  • 커넥트비티 & 사물인터넷(IoT)
  • 전자 & ASICs
  • 라디오 시스템
  • 센서
  • 전략적 컨설팅

Events


ExhibitorSpeakerSponsor

월드 Agri-Tech혁신 서밋 (World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit)

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샌프란시스코 메리어트 마르키스(Marquis), 샌프란시스코
Stand: 4

월드 Agri-Tech혁신 서밋은VC 투자자 및 농업 기술 혁신 가들을 비롯한 전세계 농업 비즈니스 리더들이 모이는 최대 규모의 농업 국제 회의입니다.

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