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Your turnkey data solution for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects.

The RSTAR Affinity digital suite is the turnkey solution for your Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects. Network setup is simple and OpenAPI makes RSTAR Affinity easy to integrate into your established geotechnical workflow. RSTAR Affinity integrates sensor data logging, capture, communication, and near real-time analysis into an end-to-end solution for the geotechnical industry.

The RSTAR Affinity digital suite provides an essential set of critical asset management features. Alerts, mapping, fleet and user management tools, and straightforward reporting provide essential support for remote monitoring projects. The software can also support multiple sites simultaneously, allowing users to monitor global operations at the touch of a button.

Data retrieval can be configured, and analysis can be performed, from the comforts of an office chair or out in the field using the RSTAR Affinity digital suite. Used together, the dashboard and mobile application communicate with RSTAR Affinity gateways and data loggers to create an ecosystem of best-in-class geotechnical, environmental, and structural monitoring. The RSTAR Affinity Field App is available for Android devices.

The digital suite is OpenAPI 3.0 compliant.

RSTAR Affinity
Built by our team of seasoned instrumentation experts specifically for geotechnical monitoring projects, the RSTAR Affinity system comprises loggers, gateways, secure communications for data telemetry, and mobile and desktop applications. Forget the headaches of improvised monitoring solutions cobbled together from different third-party vendors. RSTAR Affinity represents your complete industrial internet of things (IIoT) solution for reliable, real-time data flow from your work site to your desktop—all from a single source.

  • 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