Survey and Mapping

June 19, 2017

Septentrio Honors KU Leuven Ecochallenge Team for Innovative Use of High Precision GNSS Positioning

The KU Leuven Ecochallenge team. Photo source: Septentrio.

Septentrio recently awarded the KU Leuven Ecochallenge team – the winners of the Galileo Masters (Flanders Challenge) of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) – a special prize of an AsteRx-m UAS receiver for their proposal to use high-precision, high-reliability Galileo receivers to modernize inland waterway transport by introducing autonomous technology for the vessels.

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By Inside GNSS

Trimble Adds Galileo Support to VRS Now Correction Service 

Galileo support has been added to the VRS Now Correction Service. Photo courtesy of Trimble. 

Trimble announced that its Trimble VRS Now networks — powered by Trimble Pivot Platform software — can now process Galileo observation data in its network-modeled Virtual Reference Station (VRS) solution. As a true five-constellation technology using GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS and now Galileo observations, Trimble VRS Now delivers even better real-time positioning performance for customers using Trimble networks throughout much of Europe, the company stated.

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By Inside GNSS
June 5, 2017

Trimble RTX Corrections Gets Boost from Galileo

Trimble RTX-based correction services now support the Galileo constellation. Photo source: Trimble.

Trimble announced that its Trimble RTX-based correction services now support the Galileo constellation. As a true five-constellation technology that uses GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS and now Galileo satellites, Trimble RTX is designed to deliver improved real-time positioning performance to its users worldwide.
 


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By Inside GNSS
May 17, 2017

VIAMETRIS Selects SBG Systems’ Ellipse-D Inertial Navigation System to Equip SLAM-based Mobile Mapping System

Ellipse-D inertial navigation system. Photo source: SBG Systems.

VIAMETRIS has chosen the Ellipse-D inertial navigation system from SBG Systems to equip their new SLAM-based mobile mapping system: the vMS3D. The vMS3D is a complete mobile mapping solution which combines inertial, GNSS, and SLAM technologies designed to offer an economical option with optimal performance.

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By Inside GNSS
May 15, 2017

Swift Navigation and Carnegie Announce First Joint Product

Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics (CRL) rolled out their first joint product, a real-time kinematic (RTK) GNSS receiver called Duro, at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show in Dallas, Texas, May 8-11.

The companies say Duro is targeted to robotics, precision agriculture, mapping, military, outdoor industrial and maritime markets.

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By Inside GNSS
May 14, 2017

Hemisphere GNSS Announces New Vector Eclipse H328 OEM Positioning and Heading Board

Vector Eclipse H328. Photo source: Hemisphere GNSS.

Hemisphere GNSS announces the Vector Eclipse H328, the next offering in a line of new and refreshed, low-power, high-precision, positioning and heading OEM (original equipment manufacturer) boards. The multi-frequency, multi-GNSS H328 is an all signals receiver board that includes Hemisphere’s new hardware platform and integrates Atlas GNSS Global Correction Service.

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By Inside GNSS
May 3, 2017

Tersus GNSS Launches Precis-BX306 RTK Board

The Precis-BX306 GNSS RTK Board. Tersus GNSS photo.

Tersus GNSS, Inc., a GNSS RTK manufacturing company based in Shanghai, China, recently launched its new GNSS RTK Board, the Precis-BX306.

Featuring 192 GNSS channels, the launch of Precis-BX306 aims at facilitating the applications which need centimeter positioning accuracy and dynamic operation mode, enforcing effective observation data logging and management, and popularizing the adoption of high precision in aerial mapping and drone-related integration.

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By Inside GNSS
April 7, 2017

Trimble Introduces Trimble ABX-Two OEM GNSS Sensor for System Integrators

Trimble ABX-Two OEM GNSS sensor. Photo source: Trimble.

Trimble introduces the Trimble ABX-Two OEM GNSS sensor, designed to deliver precise heading, pitch, roll and 3D positioning information.

With two internal MB-Two modules, the ABX-Two offers a third antenna option that provides a drift-free, absolute attitude solution. The ABX-Two is well-suited for a wide variety of applications such as agriculture, automotive, aviation, construction and marine systems.

The announcement was made April 6 at Ocean Business 2017, an international event for ocean technology.

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By Inside GNSS