About Us

OSENSA Innovations Corp. has come a long way since its acquisition of a high-tech opto-mechanical design consulting company founded in 2002. Today OSENSA is recognized as a leading developer of customized fiber optic sensing products for industrial applications. OSENSA currently provides products and services to companies ranging from telecommunications suppliers to power generation manufacturers and medical equipment start-ups. Our technology has been applied to space applications, solar power generation, commercial lighting and homeland security. Recently, OSENSA focused its team of engineers on the development of a range of fiber optic sensing products intended to satisfy the growing demands of large equipment manufacturers. OSENSA’s industrial fiber optic temperature sensor products boast the highest performance specifications in the industry and provide a significant strategic advantage over competitive offerings.

OSENSA employs a team of like-minded, technology centred engineers and scientists who enjoy working on new challenges in a fun and fast-paced environment. We retain both full-time employees and independent contractors and have access to a network of technical and business specialists who are consulted routinely. Our goal is to harness the creative skills of the best people to develop the best products in the most efficient way possible. We partner with volume manufacturers and value added distributors to develop custom engineered solutions with greater performance specifications and a procurement model that ensures the lowest possible price point. We expect our customers will hold us accountable to the standards we set for ourselves, and we thank them for their on-going support.


Our mission is to adapt innovative sensing technologies to reliable commercial products that bring exceptional value to our customers.

Our vision is to be recognized as the leader in custom designed optical sensing solutions for industry.


  • We consider the quality of our services and quality of our products as our highest priority.
  • We expect every employee to take responsibility for quality and turn our words and commitments into action.
  • We work to continuously improve our quality systems and processes.


  • We focus on our clients’ needs with the goal of exceeding all defined performance objectives.
  • We aim to deliver value-added, efficient and reliable services every day.
  • We seek continuous improvement in everything we do.


  • We recognize employee knowledge and innovation as the foundation of our business and encourage employees to continuously enhance their skills and achieve their career goals.
  • We promote a collaborative workplace that recognizes and acknowledges employee contributions.
  • We expect all employees to act with honesty, integrity and respect at all times.


  • We recognize our corporate social responsibilities within the communities we serve.
  • We embrace our environmental stewardship and work to mitigate our environmental impact.
  • We give generously of our time and finances to help others who are less fortunate.


President - Daryl James

Daryl James
Daryl James is a professional engineer who has spent the last 15 years of his career contributing to the early success and growth of high-technology engineering and manufacturing start-up companies. Mr. James has a strong technical background in precision opto-mechanical systems, and is named as an inventor on a number of patents. Mr. James enjoys solving complex technical challenges by seeking the simplest solution and shortest path to success. This philosophy carries over into the way he manages OSENSA, in a very straightforward, lean and disciplined fashion. His passion for optical technology and business innovation allow him to create value and find opportunities in a wide range of markets.

Chief Technology Officer - Peter Rizun

Peter Rizun
Peter Rizun is the Chief Technology Officer at Osensa Innovations Corp. He holds a B.A.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics (British Columbia) and a Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics (Calgary). He was the recipient of the $105,000 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) CGS Doctoral Award and was recognized as a “Leader of Tomorrow” by the Alberta Science and Technology Foundation (ASTech). He did graduate work on haptic telerobotic surgery (Project neuroArm), but wrote his thesis on the novel algorithms he developed for inertial/magnetic orientation sensing. His Ph.D. research has generated over $4 million in revenue via its commercialization for body-motion tracking and gait analysis by companies in Canada, USA, and Germany.

Selected publications:

Faber GS, Chang CC, Rizun P, Dennerlein JT. A novel method for assessing the 3-D orientation accuracy of inertial/magnetic sensors. Journal of Biomechanics. Elsevier. Volume 46, pages 2745 – 2751, 2013.

Rizun P. Optimal Wiener filter for a body mounted inertial attitude sensor. Journal of Navigation. Cambridge University Press. Volume 61(3) , pages 455 – 472, 2008.

Rizun P, Gunn D, Cox B, Sutherland G. Mechatronic design of haptic forceps for robotic surgery. Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg. Volume 2, pages 341-349, 2006.

McBeth P, Louw D, Rizun P, Sutherland G. Robotics in Surgery. American Journal of Surgery. Volume 188, pages 68S-75S, 2004.

Pai DK, Rizun P. The WhaT: A Wireless Haptic Texture Sensor. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium of Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems. Los Angeles, March 22-23, 2003, pages 1–7.

Rizun P. On the Estimation of Angular Orientation With Microelectromechanical Systems. University of Calgary, Doctoral Thesis, 2010.


OSENSA is focused on building a world-class company that provides high-quality, sensing solutions for industry. We seek talented individuals who understand the product development process and are willing to contribute on all levels from initial design, through prototyping, testing and transition to manufacturing. If you have a solid background in new product development, have an appreciation for strict quality controls, are a creative thinker who works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you. Depending on the nature of the project, we also hire independent and short-term contractors.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Please send your resume & cover letter to: careers@osensa.com

Please do not contact us about your application. Only those people who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Your resume will be kept on file for up to 6 months and may be reviewed at any time as new opportunities arise.