Inertial Systems

A wide offering of quality Inertial systems including IMU, VG & NAV, GNSS-Inertial positioning and orientation systems and Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS).

Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS)

SANDEL field-proven high-reliability MEMS-based Attitude & Heading Reference Systems supporting standard ARINC 429 message labels.

GNSS-Inertial Positioning and Orientation Systems

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

Excellent for precise positioning and orientation in 3-D.

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.

IMU, VG & NAV

Geodetics quality Inertial Measurement Sensors are used in a wide variety of applications. Those include Inertial Measurement Units (IMU), Vertical Gyros (VG) and Navigation Systems (NAV).

For more information please review our products and solutions below or go to:

Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS)

GNSS-Inertial Positioning and Orientation Systems  

IMU, VG & NAV  

 

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2-9-5-1-AP10

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
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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
MEMSIC IMU280ZA - INERTIAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

ACEINNA IMU280ZA – INERTIAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

The ACEINNA IMU280ZA is a low cost miniature fully- calibrated inertial measurement system designed for demanding embedded applications that require a complete dynamic measurement solution in a robust low-profile package. The IMU280ZA provides a standard SPI bus for cost-effective board-to-board communications.

 

Key Features:

  • Complete 6DOF Inertial System
  • Optional 3-Axis Magnetometer
  • Standard and High Range Options
  • SPI (or UART) Interface
  • Update Rate, 1Hz to 200Hz
  • 1KHz Clock Sync Input
  • Miniature Package, 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm
  • Lightweight < 17 g
  • Low Power Consumption < 250 mW
  • Wide Temp Range, -40C to +85C
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 50k hours

 

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ACEINNA INS380SA – INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM

The ACEINNA INS380SA is a standalone fully-integrated Inertial Navigation System offering a complete dynamic measurement solution in a miniature environmentally protected package. The INS380SA combines a highly reliable MEMS 9 DOF sensor suit (3 DOF accelerometer, 3 DOF gyro, 3 DOF magnetometer) with a 48-channel high-sensitivity SBAS GPS receiver in a miniature fully-calibrated standalone module that offers consistent performance in a wide variety of dynamic control and navigation applications. The INS380SA offers a highly-effective solution for cost-sensitive demanding applications.

 

Key Features:

  • Complete Inertial Navigation System
  • 9 DOF Sensor Suit (Accel / Gyro / Mag)
  • Built-in 48 Channel GPS Receiver
  • RS-232 or RS-422 Interface
  • Update Rate, 1Hz to 100Hz
  • Miniature Package, 41 x 48 x 22mm
  • Wide Input Voltage Range, 9-32VDC
  • Low Power Consumption < 350 mW
  • Wide Temp Range, -40C to +85C
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 50k hours
  • Environmentally Protected Enclosure
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ACEINNA IMU350 – INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNIT

The ACEINNA IMU350 is a robust entry-level Inertial Measurement Unit that utilizes MEMS based high-stability inertial sensors and precision factory calibration to provide unmatched value in terms of both price and performance. The IMU350 is a next generation replacement for the widely accepted IMU320 used in dynamic control and land navigation systems with over 1500 systems currently in service.

 

Key Features:

  • Angular Rate and Accel Data at 100Hz
  • High Reliability MEMS Sensors
  • Low Drift, Low Noise
  • Wide Temp Range (-40°C to +70°C)
  • Wide Input Power Range (9-30V)
  • Low Profile <1.5”
  • Lightweight <0.5lbs
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ACEINNA IMU440 – MEMS INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNIT

The ACEINNA IMU440 is a high-reliability low power strapdown inertial system providing accurate measurement of angular rate and linear acceleration in dynamic environments, with output data also available in delta theta and delta velocity format. The IMU440 is offered in standard and high range sensor configurations to allow the best match for the user’s application.

 

Key Features:

  • 3-Axis Angular Rate and 3-Axis Linear Acceleration Outputs
  • Delta Theta and Delta Velocity Outputs
  • Bias In-Run Stability < 10 deg/hr
  • Output Data Rate > 100 Hz
  • High-Range Sensor Options (400 deg/sec and 10g)
  • Low Power < 3W
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 25,000 hours
  • Analog Output Option
  • Rugged Sealed Enclosure

 

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ACEINNA IMU380ZA – INERTIAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

The ACEINNA IMU380ZA is a miniature fully- calibrated inertial measurement system designed for demanding embedded applications that require a complete dynamic measurement solution in a robust low-profile package. The IMU380ZA provides a standard SPI bus for cost-effective board-to-board communications.

Key Features:

  • Complete 6DOF Inertial System
  • Optional 3-Axis Magnetometer
  • Standard and High Range Options
  • SPI (or UART) Interface
  • Update Rate, 1Hz to 200Hz
  • 1KHz Clock Sync Input
  • Miniature Package, 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm
  • Lightweight < 17 g
  • Low Power Consumption < 250 mW
  • Wide Temp Range, -40C to +85C
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 50k hours

 

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ACEINNA NAV440 – GPS-AIDED MEMS INERTIAL SYSTEM

The ACEINNA NAV440 is a fully-integrated GPS-aided attitude & heading reference system and GPS navigation solution. The NAV440 provides full inertial data (angles, rates, accels) and GPS position, along with inertially derived velocity that provides significant improvement in stability and latency compared with stand-alone GPS velocity measurements.

 

Key Features:

  • Complete GPS-Aided AHRS Solution
  • Accuracy < 0.2 deg
  • Output Data Rate > 100Hz
  • High-Range Sensor Options (400 deg/sec and 10g)
  • WAAS and EGNOS Enabled GPS
  • Low Power < 4W
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 25,000 hours
  • Analog Output Option
  • Rugged Sealed Enclosure
  • DO-160D Environments
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Geodetics Geo – iNAV

The Geo-iNAV® is a high-performance, rugged GPS-aided inertial navigation system. The Geo-iNAV tightly couples an RTK-enabled dual-frequency GPS sensor with a wide range of IMU’s including fiber-optic gyro and ring- laser gyro IMU’s for the highest levels of accuracy. The Geo-iNAV provides on-board data recording and hosting of user applications via the SDK. Geo-iNAV is designed to meet a wide range of Air, Land and Sea requirements.

Key Features:

  • Simple integration
  • RTK enabled dual-frequency GPS
  • Wide range of supported IMU’s
  • Tight-coupling with Geodetics’ Extended Kalman Filter
  • On-board data recording
  • Post-processing support with RTD-Post
  • In-motion dynamic alignment
  • Wander Azimuth frame
  • RS-232, RS422 and Ethernet (TCP/UDP) interfaces
  • Includes GPS antenna and cables
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Geodetics Geo – iNAV 1000

The Geo-iNAV® 1000 is a low-cost, rugged GPS-aided inertial navigation system. The Geo-iNAV 1000 tightly couples a single-frequency GPS sensor with a high-stability Quartz MEMS IMU to provide a high-performance navigation solution in challenging environments.

Key Features:

  • Simple integration
  • Single-frequency GPS
  • Internal high-accuracy Quartz MEMS IMU
  • Tight-coupling with Geodetics’ Extended Kalman Filter
  • In-motion dynamic alignment
  • Wander Azimuth frame
  • RS-232, RS422 and Ethernet (TCP/UDP) interfaces
  • ITAR Free
  • Includes GPS antenna and cables
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ACEINNA AHRS380ZA

The ACEINNA AHRS380ZA is a miniature fully-calibrated Attitude & Heading Reference System designed for demanding embedded applications that require a complete dynamic measurement solution in a robust low-profile package. The AHRS380ZA provides a standard SPI bus for cost-effective board-to-board communications

Key Features:

  • Complete 9DOF Inertial System
  • Roll/Pitch/Heading Outputs
  • SPI (or UART) Interface
  • Update Rate, 1Hz to 200Hz
  • 1KHz Clock Sync Input  
  • Miniature Package, 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm
  • Lightweight < 17 g
  • Low Power Consumption < 250 mW
  • Wide Temp Range, -40C to +85C
  •  High Reliability, MTBF > 50k hours
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Geodetics Geo – PNT

The Geo-PNT® is an innovative and efficient solution for applications that need precise navigation data, as well as accurate time reference.  The Geo-PNT combines a high performance, versatile, GPS master clock with an accurate inertial navigation system that delivers position, navigation and timing (PNT) under all circumstances, including temporary loss of GPS, typical of dynamic platforms. The Geo-PNT minimizes size, weight and power (SWaP) due to the integration of positioning and timing that are typically achieved by two independent subsystems.

Key Features:

  • GPS-aided inertial navigation and timing
  • High performance internal timebase
  • Software configurable timing interfaces
  • NTP network synchronization protocol
  • Precise 1 PPS, 10 MHz and other timing signals
  • Simple integration
  • Ruggedized form factor (MIL-STD-810G)
  • RTK enabled dual-frequency GPS
  • Wide range of supported IMU’s
  • Tight-coupling with Geodetics’ Extended Kalman Filter
  • In-motion dynamic alignment
  • Wander Azimuth frame
  • RS-232 and Ethernet (TCP/UDP) RS-422 optional
  • Includes GPS antenna and cables
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Geodetics Geo – Pointer

The Geo-Pointer is a rugged, high-accuracy GPS-based heading system for use on applications where an inertial heading solution is difficult to obtain such as on stationary or slowly moving platforms. The system utilizes highly accurate relative positions between two GPS antennas mounted on a platform to compute precise heading information.

Key Features:

  • Determines attitude of any rigid structure to which it is attached
  • Completely autonomous – no external reference is needed for attitude
  • Simple integration
  • Calibration mode automatically computes antenna separation
  • Not sensitive to magnetic field
  • Complements inertial guidance systems in that there are no long term drifts
  • Includes GPS antennas and cables
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Geodetics Geo – RelNAV

Geo-RelNAV® is a unique navigation system that provides relative navigation information between moving platforms. Information computed by the system includes values such as relative velocity (closure rate) and relative orientation.  This information can be used for applications including autonomous aerial refueling, autonomous shipboard landing, vehicle platooning and UAV swarming.

The system natively provides solutions in the correct, non-inertial reference frame. Solutions are available via serial and/or Ethernet (both TCP and UDP) providing convenient input to external systems as well as the tools for analysis engineers to monitor the data in real-time using standard monitoring and recording tools. Geo-RelNAV® provides R-TSPI in different frames, including body-frame, local navigation frame (wander-azimuth) and earth-fixed frame, as well as transferring the solution to arbitrary points of interest on the platform.

Key Features:

  • Each Geo-RelNAV® system includes 2 subsystems, primary and secondary.
  • Size/ Weight/Power – 33.8 in3 (3.95×3.05×2.06) / 14.4 oz. / 10 – 30 VDC @ 2 Amps min. (each subsystem, not including external IMU).
  • Temperature Range – Specified: -20°C to +60°C | Operating: -40°C to +70°C.
  • Interfaces – External power connector, TNC GPS antenna connector, 1 Ethernet data port, 3 RS-232 serial ports, 1PPS output, 4 status LEDs.
  • Real-Time Data Output – Navigation solutions at IMU rate (depending on data link throughput) available via Ethernet, RS-232.
  • Data Recording/Logging – Navigation solutions, raw sensor data, diagnostics.
  • Web User Interface (status, configuration, log, SW update).
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ACEINNA AHRS440

The ACEINNA AHRS440 is a compact standalone attitude and heading reference system that provides roll, pitch and yaw measurement data in both static and dynamic environments. The AHRS440 can accept external GPS aiding inputs for optimized performance, and is available in standard and high range sensor configurations

Key Features:

  • Roll, Pitch, Heading and 9DOF Inertial Outputs
  • Accuracy < 0.2 deg
  • Output Data Rate > 100 Hz
  • High-Range Sensor Options (400 deg/sec and 10g)
  • GPS Aiding Input
  • Low Power < 3W
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 25,000 hours
  • Analog Output Option
  • Rugged Sealed Enclosure
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ACEINNA AHRS500

ACEINNA’s AHRS500GA is the most widely used MEMS-based Attitude and Heading Reference System for avionics upgrades. The field-proven FAA-certified AHRS500GA is providing accurate and reliable attitude and heading information to instrument panels and autopilots in more than five hundred fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.

Key Features:

  • Complete “Standalone” AHRS Solution
  • Meets TSO without External Aiding
  • Maintains High Stability during long “Orbiting” Maneuvers
  • Low Power < 4W
  • Comprehensive BIT (Built-in-Test)
  • High Reliability MEMS Sensors
  • MEMSIC’s CRM-Series Remote Magnetometer (optional)
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AHRS280ZA ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEM

The ACEINNA AHRS280ZA is a low cost miniature fully-calibrated Attitude & Heading Reference System designed for demanding embedded applications that require a complete dynamic measurement solution in a robust low-profile package. The AHRS280ZA provides a standard

SPI bus for cost-effective board-to-board communications.

Key Features:

  • Complete 9DOF Inertial System
  • Roll/Pitch/Heading Outputs
  • SPI (or UART) Interface
  • Update Rate, 1Hz to 200Hz
  • 1KHz Clock Sync Input
  • Miniature Package, 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm
  • Lightweight < 17 g
  • Low Power Consumption < 250 mW
  • Wide Temp Range, -40C to +85C
  • High Reliability, MTBF > 50k hours