TAG: Septentrio

Septentrio bestows Ecochallenge Award on Leuven University team

June 19, 2017By

Septentrio, a designer and manufacturer of GNSS solutions, has awarded the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) Ecochallenge team — the winners of the Galileo Masters (Flanders Challenge) of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) — with an AsteRx-m UAS receiver for its proposal to use high-precision high-reliability Galileo receivers to modernize inland waterway transport by introducing autonomous technology for the vessels. The... read more

Septentrio releases 4.2 firmware for greater performance, security and functionality

June 15, 2017By

Septentrio has released version 4.2 firmware for the AsteRx4, AsteRx-U and the newly launched AsteRx-m2. The 4.2 firmware brings higher output rates, low and constant latency, support for TerraStar-C and a built-in NTRIP caster. The 4.2 firmware targets machine control applications delivering higher output rates with consistent and low latency. Maximum output rates have increased on all platforms: up to... read more

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Septentrio presents latest receiver boards at Xponential 2017

May 10, 2017By

Septentrio’s Jan Van Hees gives GPS World the inside scoop on its two latest compact multi-frequency multi-constellation RTK receiver boards. read more

Expert Opinions: Trending technologies for UAV navigation

April 19, 2017By

Q: Where is leading technology trending for UAV navigation in complex, unstructured, and uncertain (GNSS-denied) environments in industrial applications? A: Tight integration between GNSS and inertial navigation systems (INS) can provide accurate, reliable navigation in GNSS-challenged environments, and advances in MEMS inertial technology continue to push the performance of systems that meet the size, weight and power requirements for UAV... read more

UAV manufacturer senseFly joins April 20 webinar panel

April 4, 2017By

A speaker from UAV manufacturer senseFly will appear on the free April 20 webinar, “From Flying Drones to Doing Business,” addressing ease of use for the user in business applications. The Switzerland-based company specializes in professional-grade UAVs for survey, mapping, precision agriculture and asset inspection. The company recently became the first drone operator to be granted anytime Beyond Visual Line... read more

Septentrio GNSS technology guarantees DEME’s operations in areas of interference

February 10, 2017By

The Belgian dredging, environmental and engineering group DEME relies on the accuracy and reliability of the AsteRx family of precise GNSS positioning solutions from Septentrio. DEME is using Septentrio’s AsteRx GNSS receivers to obtain centimeter-level accuracy for all its dredging and marine construction operations worldwide. These receivers are specifically designed to operate in difficult conditions, from dredging a few meters... read more

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Septentrio reference receivers to monitor volcanoes for USGS

December 14, 2016By

Septentrio has completed delivery of PolaRx5 multi-constellation GNSS reference receivers and antenna systems to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The monitoring systems will be deployed through the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) for volcano monitoring stations in Alaska and at various international locations through the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program (VDAP) — a cooperative effort between the USGS and the U.S. Agency... read more

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Septentrio provides low-power embedded GNSS for Xeos autonomous reference receiver

December 14, 2016By

Septentrio’s low-power AsteRx-m OEM GNSS board has been selected by Xeos Technologies for use in its new Resolute reference receivers. Designed for high-precision monitoring in low-power applications, the Resolute systems are aimed at structural monitoring and geodetic research in remote locations. Smaller than a standard credit card, the AsteRx-m board provides centimeter-level dual-frequency L1/L2 GNSS positioning while consuming less than... read more