Integrated Knowledge Systems

Solutions for Data Analysis and System Control   



Integrated Knowledge Systems develops hardware and software solutions for the analysis and control of complex systems.  We can write code that runs on your platform, or provide a complete hardware / software solution.  This web site offers some of the components we use for our autonomous robot applications.


NavRanger - Laser Range Finder

* Time of flight with 1 inch resolution and 20K samples per second
* Three Axis Gyroscope, Accelerometer, and Compass
* USB, CAN Bus, Two Serial Ports
* Two PWM TTL outputs
* Two high speed timer inputs
* Four interrupt inputs
* Two 12bit analog inputs
* Two isolated digital outputs
* One 12 bit analog output
  • 1 inch resolution
  • 20K samples per second
  • 9-Axis IMU
  • USB, CAN Bus, Serial Ports
  • Supports Digi XBee modules
  • Extensive User IO

NavDrive - Control Processor

  • PowerPC MPC555, 4MB RAM
  • 3 Axis Compass, Gyro, Accelerometer
  • Analog I/O
  • PWM I/O
  • Encoder In
  • CAN Bus, RS-232
  • 4 Channel Ultrasonic Ranging
  • 8V to 28V Supply



  • Kalman Filtering
  • Nonlinear IIR / FIR Filters
  • Nonlinear curve fitting
  • FFT, Correlation, moments, T-Test
  • RBF Neural Networks
  • Model Based Control
  • PID Parameter Generation
  • C++, C#, Java, Objective C
  • Linux, .Net, Mac OS, iOS, NewLib, gcc
  • Mathematica, Matlab, JMP, McCAD 
  • CAN Bus, DeiviceNet, USB, OPC, SPI, I2C
  • PowerPC, x86, ARM, Atmel, ColdFire, PIC


  • Mobile Robotics
  • Combustion Research
  • Semiconductor Equipment
  • Indirect Temperature Control
  • Commodities Trading
  • Automation
  • Wind Power
  • Production Test Equipment


Integrated Knowledge Systems