Monitoring internal settlements in Rockfill dam

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The One

Automated urban excavation monitoring

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Great Aletsch Glacier

Glacial retreat on rock slope monitoring

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MDT Beartooth Pass

Remote slope stability infrastructure monitoring

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Provincial Trunk Highway

Settlement Analysis on Highway Interchange

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Petrokimia Gresik

Underwater settlement monitoring

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Seabed subsidence monitoring

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Edmonton LRT Valley Line

Tunnel Boring Machine Ground Deformation Monitoring

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Oroville Dam

Spillway reconstruction monitoring

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Samarco Dam Monitoring

Automated slope stability monitoring

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Oil Sands Tailings Dam Projects

Inclinometer Casing Retrofitting

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Yeager Airport

Backfill deflection monitoring

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Rockfill dam settlement monitoring

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Diavik Diamond Mine

Monitoring in Harsh Environmental Conditions

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LA Metro Regional Connector Transit Project

ShapeArray reduces uncertainty in soft ground tunnelling

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Bayou Corne Sinkhole

When Massive Sinkhole Threatens Roadway, Authorities Monitor with ShapeArray

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US Route 2 Landslide

Traffic diverted before catastrophic failure

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Żelazny Most

Europe’s largest tailings pond demanded deep ShapeArray monitoring

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Mactaquac Dam

Monitoring deformation behaviour caused by Alkali-aggregate reaction

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Ranelagh Sewer

Effective convergence and settlement monitoring in confined, hazardous space

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Construction of The New Western Ticket Hall

ShapeArray measured retaining wall deflection, reduced construction time and costs

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  • 1993

    The Beginning

    Measurand is established in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • 1994

    Bend sensor development

    Measurand develops and patents fiber optic bend and position sensors for the medical and automotive sectors

    U.S. Patent 5,321,257

  • 1995

    Canadian Space Agency

    Receives funding from the CSA to develop sensor technology that ultimately leads to invention of ShapeTape

    U.S. Patent 5,633,494

  • 1999

    Patent on fiber optic sensor

    Measurand receives patent for "Fiber Optic Bending and Positioning Sensor" issued June 29, 1999

    Canadian Patent 2,073,162

  • 2001

    ShapeTape & ShapeHand debut

    Measurand designs and develops innovative motion capture technology

    U.S. Patent 6,127,672, 6,563,107

  • 2002

    Measurand Attends the ICPMG

    First contact with the geotechnical sector at the International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG)
  • 2004


    Design patent application sent about a new product designed to meet the specific needs of the geotechnical industry

    U.S. Patent 6,127,672, 6,563,107

  • 2005-08


    Measurand debuts ShapeWrap motion capture technology for the film and animation industry

    U.S. Patent 7,296,363

  • 2006

    Malibu installation

    ShapeAccelArray installed for ground monitoring for the first time​ in Malibu, CA

    Canadian Patent 2,472,421

  • 2007


    Suite of instrumentation developed for motion capture within Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines

    U.S. Patent 7,296,363

  • 2011

    SAAScan launched

    Built for rapid deployment and repeated use

    Canadian Patent 2,472,421

  • 2014

    SAAX launched

    Purpose-built for heavy-duty horizontal installation

    Canadian application 2,815,199 & 2,815,195

  • 2017

    SAAV launched

    The only geotechnical instrument with a patented cyclical installation method

    Cyclical Sensor Array, Canadian application 2,815,199 & 2,911,175