Shimmer Research is the leading provider of wearable wireless sensors in the world. Established in 2008, the company designs, develops and manufactures a full range of wearable wireless sensors including Kinematic, Bio-Physical, and Ambient modules – paving the way for the next big wave in computing.
The Shimmer platform was originally developed by Intel Research Labs in 2006, and Shimmer Research was established in 2008 following a worldwide licensing agreement.
Based around the Shimmer wireless sensor platform, the company now ships to over 40 countries worldwide. Shimmer Research has developed a full range of wearable wireless sensing products that are trusted and utilised by some of the world’s leading research institutions and OEM’s in their research and product development.
Shimmer Research is a division of Realtime Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of Electronic Design & Manufacturing Services for over 15 years.
The company’s worldwide manufacturing and sales headquarters is based in the Clonshaugh Technology Park in Dublin, Ireland. Shimmer Research continues to pioneer wearable wireless sensing development at our Boston R+D office, with our world class team of hardware and software engineers.
At Shimmer Research we are committed to progressing the development of wearable wireless sensing based on small, lightweight, low power and high performance WSN principles.
With a focus on open source development, and close communication with our customers, we provide technology that allows wearable applications be developed for tomorrow’s sensed world – today.
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