User Manuals

  • Getting Started

    Step by step guide to install the MotionNode hardware and software, capture motion data, and export a take. New users should start here.

  • Motion Tutorial

    Once you are familiar with the basic usage of the system, here is a more in depth tutorial. Covers the most common processes, including the Motion User Interface, device configuration, recording and exporting data, and Matlab scripts.

  • Magnetic Calibration

    Procedure to calibrate the MotionNode device in your location, or when mounted to hardware.

    To get the most accurate orientation output, it may be necessary to re-calibrate the MotionNode device. The Motion Service provides an automatic system to calibrate the onboard sensors. See the guide for more details.

Developer Manuals

  • SDK Reference

    Reference for our Software Development Kit (SDK), including sample code for popular programming languages. For more information or to download the SDK, visit the Software Development Kit page.

  • C API Reference

    Reference for our C Application Programming Interface (API), including sample C code and function level documentation.

  • Scripting Reference

    Reference for the Lua scripting interface to the MotionNode system.

    Lua is a powerful, fast, light-weight, embeddable scripting language. The MotionNode system extends the Lua language with C++ functions.