About SMI

SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) is a world leader in dedicated computer vision applications, developing and marketing eye & gaze tracking systems, OEM and medical solutions for a wide range of applications.

Founded by Dr. Winfried Teiwes and his academic mentors in 1991 as a spin-off from academic & medical research at FU Berlin, SMI was the first company to offer a commercial, vision-based 3D eye tracking solution. Dr. Winfried Teiwes was SMI’s CEO from its foundation until 2008, when he moved on to lead OD-OS GmbH (www.od-os.com), a SMI spin-off addressing an unmet need for a more durable treatment of vision threatening retina diseases with navigated retina laser therapy.

SMI now has more than 20 years of experience in developing application-specific solutions in close collaboration with our clients and is proud of its long standing and rapidly growing customer base.

SMI serves customers around the globe from offices in Teltow, near Berlin, Germany and Boston, USA, backed by a network of trusted local partners in many countries. Our products combine a maximum of performance and usability with the highest possible quality, resulting in high-value solutions for our customers. Our major fields of expertise are:

  • Eye & gaze tracking systems in research, professional application and industry
  • High speed image processing, and
  • Eye tracking and registration solutions in ophthalmology.

More than 6,000 of our systems installed worldwide are testament of our continuing success in providing innovative products and outstanding services to the market. While SMI has won several awards, the most important reward for us each year is our trust-based business relationships with academia and industry created and developed on the foundation of commitment and support by our dedicated team.

Our team and culture is the foundation of SMI’s ability to perform. Perseverance in the search for the best solution, openness and participation in the team and nurturing and development for individual are key ingredients to our culture and define the fun and satisfaction we have at work. The result is dedication and long term commitment.