Inertial OEM Positioning & Orientation Systems

The Trimble-Applanix AP series include embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM boards plus Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) for continuous mobile positioning in poor signal environments and high-accuracy direct geo referencing of imaging sensors.

Featuring a high-performance precision GNSS receiver and the industry leading Applanix IN-Fusion™ GNSS-Inertial software running on a powerful, dedicated Inertial Engine (IE) board, the modular design of the AP ensures full, high-rate GNSS-inertial processing without sacrificing performance, and provides an upgrade path to next generation GNSS technology as it becomes available.

The AP series is excellent for precise positioning and orientation in 3-D.

Trimble/Applanix quality product line currently includes the Trimble AP10, AP15, AP20, AP40, AP50, AP60 and the Applanix APX-15-EI UAV, APX-18UAV, APX-20UAV, APX-15UAV ,POS -LV125, POS-MV.

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2-9-5-7-APX-15-UAV

APX-15 UAV

The Applanix APX-15 UAV is a GNSS-Inertial OEM solution designed to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

 

Key Features:

  • High-performance Direct Georeferencing solution for improved efficiency and accuracy of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Reduces/eliminates GCP’s
  • Reduces Side lap
  • Accurate LIDAR georeferencing
  • Compact Single-Board OEM module complete with survey-grade multifrequency GNSS Receiver and MEMS inertial components
  • Applanix IN-FusionTM GNSS-Inertial and SmartCalTM compensation technology for superior Position and orientation performance
  • POSPac UAV Differential GNSS Inertial post-processing Software for highest accuracy
  • RTK real-time position for precision landing applications
  • High-accuracy real-time orientation
Trimble APX-15 EI UAV

APX-15 EI UAV

The Trimble APX-15 EI UAV is a GNSS-Inertial OEM solution designed to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Comprised of small, low power, precision GNSS and inertial hardware components and POSPac UAV post-mission Differential GNSS-Inertial office software, the APX15 EI UAV eliminates the need to survey extensive Ground Control Points (GCP’s), and reduces the amount of sidelap required to be flown per flight. The innovative APX-15 EI UAV features a precision, survey grade GNSS receiver and dual inertial measurement units with identical performance; one embedded onto the GNSS-inertial board and one as an external unit connected remotely. With this feature the APX-15 EI can compute two sets of orientation for direct georeferencing of two separate sensor payloads, or to provide automatic support for gimballed platforms without requiring an external interface.

Key Features:

    • High-performance Direct Geo-referencing solution for improved efficiency and accuracy of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Reduce/eliminate GCPs
    • Accurate LIDAR/Camera geo-referencing
    • Seamless workflow with gimballed platforms
    • Compact OEM module complete with survey-grade multi-frequency GNSS receiver and embedded and external IMU’s
    • Applanix IN-FusionTM GNSS-Inertial and SmartCalTM compensation technology for superior position and orientation performance
    • POSPac UAV Differential GNSS Inertial post-processing software for highest accuracy Geo-referencing
    • RTK real-time position for precision landing and real-time mapping applications
    • Supports all common RTK corrections such as CMR, CMR+, RTCM
APX-18 UAV

APX-18 UAV

The Trimble APX-18 UAV is an OEM GNSS-Inertial solution with dual GNSS antenna input, designed to georeference LIDAR and other imaging data when collected from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) at low speeds or when hovering. Comprised of a small single OEM board containing a precision GNSS receiver with two antenna heading and inertial sensor components plus POSPac UAV Differential GNSS-Inertial office software, the Trimble APX-18 UAV produces a highly accurate position and orientation solution for directly georeferencing LIDAR point clouds and imagery.

Key Features:  

    • High-performance Direct Geo-referencing solution for improved efficiency and accuracy of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Reduce/eliminate GCP’s
    • Accurate LIDAR geo-referencing
    • Instant alignment through dual GNSS antenna heading
    • Compact single-board OEM module complete with survey-grade multi-frequency GNSS receiver and MEMS inertial components
    • Applanix IN-FusionTM GNSS-Inertial and SmartCalTM compensation technology for superior position and orientation performance
    • POSPac UAV Differential GNSS Inertial post-processing software for highest accuracy
    • RTK real-time position for precision landing applications
    • Supports all common RTK corrections such as CMR, CMR+, RTCM

 

Trimble APX-20 UAV

APX-20 UAV

The Trimble APX-20 UAV is a GNSS-Inertial OEM solution designed to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Comprised of small, low power, precision GNSS and inertial hardware components and POSPac UAV post-mission Differential GNSS-Inertial office software, the APX-20 UAV eliminates the need to survey extensive Ground Control Points (GCP’s), and reduces the amount of sidelap required to be flown per flight. The innovative APX-20 UAV features a precision, survey grade GNSS receiver and dual inertial measurement units; one embedded onto the GNSS-inertial board and one as an external unit mounted on the sensor to be georeferenced. With this feature the APX-20 UAV automatically supports integration on gimballed platforms without requiring an external interface to an autopilot or the mount itself.

Key Features:

High-performance Direct Geo-referencing solution for improved efficiency and accuracy of mapping from small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Reduce/eliminate GCP’s

    • Accurate LIDAR/Camera geo-referencing
    • Seamless workflow with gimballed platforms
    • Compact OEM module complete with survey-grade multi-frequency GNSS receiver and embedded and external IMU’s
    • Applanix IN-FusionTM GNSS-Inertial and SmartCalTM compensation technology for superior position and orientation performance
    • POSPac UAV Differential GNSS Inertial post-processing software for highest accuracy Geo-referencing
    • RTK real-time position for precision landing and real-time mapping applications
    • Supports all common RTK corrections such as CMR, CMR+, RTCM
Trimble POS LV 125

POS LV 125

The Applanix POS LV 125 (Position and Orientation Solution for Land Vehicles) is a compact, fully integrated, turnkey position and orientation system, utilizing integrated inertial technology to generate stable, reliable and repeatable positioning solutions for land based vehicle applications.
POS LV 125 is designed for precise positioning and use in autonomy and field robotics applications as well as entry level mobile mapping

Key Features:

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  • Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo-referencing of remote sensing systems
  • High-performance GNSS two antenna heading aiding from single receiver
  • Solid-state, purpose-built ruggedized MEMS IMU featuring Applanix SmartCal™ compensation technology
  • Single IP67 enclosure
POS-MV

POS MV

All POS MV models are designed for use with multibeam sonar systems, enabling adherence to IHO (International Hydrographic Survey) standards on sonar swath widths of greater than ± 75 degrees under all dynamic conditions. At the entry-level is the POS MV SurfMaster, which delivers robust georeferencing for small platforms, both manned and unmanned. SurfMaster is available both with a remote IMU and in single-enclosure form factor. Fully supported by Applanix’ industry leading post processing software, POSPac MMS, SurfMaster delivers roll and pitch accuracy to 0.03 degrees. Wavemaster II and OceanMaster are designed for increasingly difficult conditions and performance requirements. The POS MV Elite is for users seeking the very highest level of performance available to the industry POS MV comes in 4 models:

All POS MV models are designed for use with multibeam sonar systems, enabling adherence to IHO (International Hydrographic Survey) standards on sonar swath widths of greater than ± 75 degrees under all dynamic conditions.

Featurs

  • Applanix “TrueHeave™” software improves productivity and accuracy
  • Post-processing ensures high-quality results in difficult sea conditions
  • Optimally aided architecture ensures a high-quality solution if GNSS outages occur.
  • Applanix’ Inertially Aided RTK ensures more robust solution than standalone RTK
  • Decimetric positioning anywhere
  • Full GNSS Support – ensures robust solution in any environment
  • Accurate under all dynamic conditions
  • Heading accuracy maintained in high multipath environments and in areas of poor GNSS availability
  • Continuous sensor monitoring to ensure optimum performance
  • Almost instantaneous reacquisition of RTK following any GNSS signal loss
  • Automatic initialization upon power-up following a one-time calibration
  • Very low noise L1 and L2 carrier phase measurements
  • Superior low-elevation tracking performance regardless of latitude
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AP10

The Trimble AP10 GNSS-Inertial System is a cost-effective, self contained GNSS-Inertial OEM board set plus MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit for continuous positioning during short or partial GNSS signal outages.

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  • Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of imaging systems
2-9-5-2-AP15

AP15

The Trimble AP15 GNSS-Inertial System is an embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board set plus Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) in a compact form factor, designed to give system integrators the ability to harness the best in GNSS multi-frequency positioning technology.

 

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  •  Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  •  Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of remote sensing systems
  • Fully supported for all dynamic environments: terrestrial, airborne and marine
  • High-performance GNSS two antenna heading aiding from single receiver
  • Solid-state, purpose-built ruggedized MEMS IMU featuring Applanix SmartCal™ compensation technology
2-9-5-3-AP20

AP20

The Trimble AP20 GNSS-Inertial System is an embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board, designed as an entry level solution for short or partial signal outages and close range georeferencing.

 

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  •  Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of remote sensing systems
  • Fully supported for all dynamic environments: terrestrial, airborne and marine
2-9-5-4-AP40

AP40

The Trimble AP40 GNSS-Inertial System is an embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board, designed as a mid-level solution for longer signal outages and mid distance georeferencing.

 

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  • Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of remote sensing systems
  • Fully supported for all dynamic environments: terrestrial, airborne and marine
2-9-5-5-AP50

AP50

The Trimble AP50  is an embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board, designed as a high performance solution for longest signal outages and highest accuracy georeferencing.

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  • Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of remote sensing systems
  • Fully supported for all dynamic environments: terrestrial, airborne and marine
2-9-5-6-AP60

AP60

The Trimble AP60 is an embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board, designed as a the highest performance solution for longest signal outages and highest accuracy georeferencing.

  • Proven GNSS-Aided Inertial technology from Trimble Applanix
  • Centimeter level mobile positioning accuracy
  • Industry leading continuous positioning performance in GNSS denied environments
  • Full position and orientation solution for direct geo referencing of remote sensing systems
  • Fully supported for all dynamic environments: terrestrial, airborne and marine