Septentrio has introduced the AntaRx smart antenna, catering to machine automation needs in industries such as construction, precision agriculture, and logistics. The smart antenna is housed in a rugged casing, designed to endure shocks and vibrations in challenging industrial environments. The multi-frequency receiver aims for high-accuracy RTK positioning down to the centimeter level.
Silviu Taujan, Product Manager at Septentrio, highlighted the utilitarian aspects of AntaRx, stating, “AntaRx combines the renowned positioning quality of Septentrio with a high-quality antenna, in a rugged and compact housing for simplified installation. The product targets industrial applications such as construction and mining, offering a high degree of robustness validated through extensive testing against industry standards.” Taujan added, “AntaRx is available in several configurations, either as a GNSS smart antenna or as a GNSS/INS smart antenna system, integrating an industry-leading Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU).”
The AntaRx integration expands Septentrio’s existing machine control GNSS receiver portfolio, utilized by major construction companies globally. This receiver technology incorporates Septentrio’s GNSS+ algorithms, featuring advanced multipath mitigation for consistent operation in challenging conditions, such as proximity to structures or machinery. With a focus on providing accurate plan execution during rapid movement or rotation, the AntaRx smart antenna is positioned as a versatile solution.