About Us

Sensor Intelligence

Hillcrest Labs, a subsidiary of InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. For more than 10 years, Hillcrest’s Freespace® sensor processing technology has powered advanced motion controllers in a wide variety of products including Smart TV’s, set-top boxes, PC’s, and game consoles.  Today, Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), robotics, TV and motion remote control segments. Our proprietary and patented Freespace® technology transforms human and machine movement into high quality, application-ready information which enables developers and manufacturers to create everyday products that work with precision.

Companies licensing or using Hillcrest’s motion technology include: LeEco, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Razer, Roku, Samsung Electronics, Sharp Electronics, Skyworth, SMK Electronics, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., TCL Multimedia, and others.

We have received numerous awards and recognitions including the prestigious CES Innovations Honoree Award multiple times, EE Times’ ACE Award, IMS Research TV Innovation Award, PC World’s 100 Best Products and Greatest Tech Designs, and more. Our constantly expanding global intellectual property portfolio includes more than 235 filed and issued patents covering critical methods for motion control.

At Hillcrest you will find:

Unsurpassed Sensor Expertise

Our depth of knowledge on the optimal approach, strategies and techniques for developing, integrating and optimizing sensor enabled products is unmatched. Our unique perspective on motion and the user experience has led to numerous successful mass market implementations with some of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies.

Elegant Solutions to Complex Issues

Our broad knowledge and deep expertise allows us to provide clients with solutions that add to their products, creating elegant solutions to complex issues. Our focus on enhancing the usability of the latest motion technologies allows our customers to differentiate and enhance products through motion.

Unmatched Flexibility

Our breadth of experience allows us to provide the most flexible solutions to increase the impact and accelerate the time to market for customers’ products. You can find out more about our history, freespace technology and products on this website, and please do not hesitate to contact us with questions.