TAG: IMU

NovAtel adds 2 IMU units to SPAN portfolio

September 23, 2016By

NovAtel debuted two new inertial measurement unit (IMU) products within its SPAN technology portfolio at ION GNSS+ 2016, which was held Sep. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon. SPAN couples NovAtel’s GNSS precise positioning technology with robust inertial navigation systems (INS) to provide continuous 3D position, velocity and attitude solutions, the company says in a news release. The compact IMU-µIMU-IC is a... read more

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Xsens launches knowledge BASE for inertial tracking, wearable motion capture

September 15, 2016By
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Xsens has launched BASE, an online technology platform with a community forum and a knowledge base on 3D motion tracking technology and products. On BASE.xsens.com, the knowledge base contains inside information about micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) sensors, inertial measurement units (IMU), sensor fusion algorithms, body-motion tracking and motion capture. It also provides best practices, tips and tricks for the use of Xsens’ successful products... read more

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Research: MEMS IMU carouseling for ground vehicles

September 13, 2016By
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Micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) gyroscopes have advantages for orientation sensing and navigation as they are small, low cost and consume little power. However, the significant noise at low frequencies produces large orientation errors as a function of time. Controlled physical rotation of the gyroscope can remove the constant part of the gyro errors and reduce low-frequency noise. As adding motors for... read more

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Sensonor supplies IMUs for NASA’s Raven and asteroid Scout

August 26, 2016By
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Sensonor AS is partnering with NASA to supply current and future low- and near-Earth orbit space missions with inertial and gyroscope modules. The Norway-based company first began supplying its standard inertial measurement unit (IMU) and gyroscope modules for low Earth orbit (LEO) space applications in 2012, beginning with the launch of the NASA-sponsored AeroCube-4 satellite. Sensonor’s STIM300 and STIM210 inertial products are now... read more

Systron Donner talks SDI500 tactical grade MEMS IMU at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

David Hoyh of Systron Donner Inertial talks about the company’s SDI500 tactical grade MEMS IMU at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. The company also featured its INS/GPS SDN500 for use in GPS-denied situations. read more

Sensonor exhibits MEMS-based inertial products at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Sensonor‘s Shaun McGuigan, Ph.D., highlights the company’s MEMS-based IMUs and gyro modules at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. read more

KVH highlights line of IMUs for unmanned systems at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Sean McCormack, director of FOG/OEM sales for KVH Industries, talks with GPS World Contributing Editor Tony Murfin about the company’s line of inertial measurement units (IMUs) during the Association for Unmanned Systems International‘s Xponential show, held May 3-5 in New Orleans. read more

VectorNav launches tactical series of IMUs at AUVSI show

May 3, 2016By
VectorNav's new Tactical Series

VectorNav Technologies, manufacturer of embedded navigation solutions, has introduced the Tactical Series, a next generation family of high-performance Inertial Navigation Systems (INS). The announcement was made at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016, being held this week in New Orleans, Louisiana. Built on a common tactical grade proprietary MEMS inertial sensing core, the Tactical Series includes the VN-110 inertial measurement unit and attitude heading... read more

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