Company

About iXblue

iXblue is a global high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacturing of advanced autonomous, marine and photonics technologies. The group in-house expertise includes innovative systems and solutions devoted to inertial navigation, subsea positioning, underwater imaging, as well as shipbuilding and tests & simulation means.

Underpinned by its unique in-house technologies, iXblue offers turnkey solutions to its civil and defense customers to help them conduct their sea, land and space operations with optimum efficiency and reliability.

iXblue was one of the first companies in the world to exploit, develop and bring to market the Fiber-Optic Gyroscope (FOG) technology, and now stands out as a pioneer and recognized leader on this market. Resulting from over 30 years of research & development, the FOG is now considered to be the best gyroscope in the world: its performance is genuinely deemed unlimited.

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iXblue at a glance


30+
YEARS
OF EXPERIENCE


19 
 offices worldwide


650+
 employees


40
 countries served globally


80%
of turnover achieved abroad


20%
of turnover invested each year in R&D

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Our divisions

  • Navigation division

  • Acoustic and communication division

  • Motion Systems division

  • Photonics division

  • Sea operations division

  • Sonar division

  • Shipyard division

  • Robopec (Artificial Intelligence)

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Our vision

Through our mastery of the key technologies of autonomy, of the sea and of the photonic, we contribute to the mutations of the world and we are opening up new horizons.

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    Vertical integration

    iXblue has end-to-end control of its value chain, from the design work carried out in its engineering offices through to manufacturing in the company’s own production shops. This brings great flexibility and agility to the company, allowing it to adapt better to the specific needs of its customers and to market trends.

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    R&D

    Research and development is central to the company’s activities and iXblue is recognized as a pioneer in many technical disciplines. This focus on innovation has enabled the company to establish and maintain a leading position in its strategic markets over the past three decades.