TAG: accelerometers

SBG Systems rolls out new inertial nav series, Ekinox 2

March 20, 2017By

SBG Systems has released a new generation of its advanced and compact inertial navigation systems. The Ekinox 2 series features new accelerometers and gyroscopes, enhancing attitude accuracy by a factor of two over the original Ekinox. The Ekinox series is a line of tactical grade MEMS-based inertial navigation systems, first released in 2013. The latest improvements come from a complete redesign of the in-house... read more

Innovation: Robustness to Faults for a UAV

May 4, 2015By

Integrated Navigation Systems Using Parallel Filtering
The authors look at the development of a robust navigation system employing a GNSS receiver, accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, an airspeed device and dead reckoning to supply a blended navigation solution to a flight control system on a small, unmanned aerial vehicle. read more

Toward a Unified PNT — Part 2

October 31, 2014By

The coming requirements of greater accuracy and reliability in a range of challenging environments for a multitude of mission-critical applications require a multisensor approach and an over-arching methodology that does not yet exist. read more

Toward a Unified PNT — Part 1

October 2, 2014By

Complexity and Context: Key Challenges of Multisensor Positioning
The next generation of navigation and positioning systems must provide greater accuracy and reliability in a range of challenging environments. No single navigation technology is robust enough, so a multisensor solution is required. read more

ABI Research: MEMS Sensors and Hands-Free Interfaces Will Revolutionize Mobile Devices

November 11, 2013By

Accelerometers, gyroscopes, near field communications (NFC), and gesture recognition are predicted to be the big winners in mobile devices. These mobile technologies are projected to make the greatest penetration gains over the coming years, according to a recent study by market intelligence firm ABI Research. “Hands-free operation or gesture recognition is soon going to become a key differentiator in high-end... read more