Inertial Navigation

Inertial Navigation Systems - FéliX

Surface Solutions

iXblue has got an unique range of inertial solutions not affected by GPS outage for surveyors, from gyrocompass to complete inertial navigation systems. Our systems can detect spikes on GPS data (when surveying under bridges, etc.) and exclude them from the navigation calculation.





Subsea Navigation

Subsea Solutions

Based on Fiber-Optic Gyroscope technology mastered by iXblue over 30 years, iXblue offers a complete range of high-grade, attitude and heading reference systems (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS).


Octans Nano OEM

Octans Nano

Rovins Nano

Octans Subsea


Phins Subsea

Phins Compact Series


Land and Air Solutions

iXblue offers Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) dedicated to providers of land and airborne geophysical services. The company's solutions provide accurate and robust mapping and positioning capabilities for advanced mobile mapping operations.

Atlans Series

APPS - Delph INS

Post-Processing Software

iXblue offers user-friendly post-processing and batch productivity tools to Inertial Navigations Systems (INS) users. Third-party friendly, they offer quick and easy navigation enhancements for more efficient operations.


Delph INS

Ground waves detection

blueSeis on Stromboli

Rotational Seismometer

Seismology has been awaiting a portable broadband sensor for rotational motions for decades. blueSeis is the first sensor that fulfills the requirements of seismology. No calibration needed and maintenance-free

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True North

True North Aligner

Prerequisite for trustwhorthy 6-axis seismology measurements, Quadrans is a fully strap-down gyrocompass and attitude reference system. It provides all the necessary data to guarantee a perfect sensor alignment to the True North.

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Gaps Series - USBL System

USBL Solutions

iXblue delivers a complete USBL offer with an extensive track record of successful use from very shallow water (15 m) to greater depths (10,000 m). These products are easy to integrate and are suited for various applications.

Gaps Series (MF)

Posidonia (LF)

MF Transponders

LF Transponsders


LBL Solutions

Highly precise, standard and reliable Long Baseline (LBL) and Sparse Long Baseline systems offer a truly independent positioning solution to aid and QC inertial navigation or monitoring the seabed fot geoscience projects.



MF Transponders

LF Transponders

LBL Array Planning

Software Solutions

Delph Subsea Positioning is an intuitive and dynamic software used for the preparation, the operation and the post-processing of iXblue subsea positioning products.


Delph Subsea Positioning


Subsea buoy - Acoustic Releases - iXblue - Oceano

Acoustic releases

Rugged and field-proven oceanographic acoustic releases ranging from coastal to high depths moorings

Oceano AR Series

Seabed mapping

echoes - sub bottom

Sub-Bottom Profiler

Echoes Series provides a complete solution for acquiring, processing and interpreting high quality geological data thanks to its integration with the provided Delph Seismic software.

Echoes Series

Delph Seismic


Synthetic Aperture Sonar

Sams Series expands the capabilities of conventional imaging Side Scan Sonar. The combination of iXblue technologies gives Sams systems optimal imaging performance.

Sams Series

Delph Sonar


3D Multibeam Echosounder

Complete environment monitoring from Water column to bathymetry and seabed classification thanks to the first compact civilian system comprising a dual Mills Cross multibeam sonar transducer.



Geophysical Software

Delph Series focuses on the acquisition and processing of geophysical data. From the tight integration of sensors to cartographic deliverables, Delph handles the transformation from raw side-scan sonars, sub-bottom profilers, seismic and magnetometers data to mapping products in a very logical and ultra-efficient workflow.

Delph Seismic

Delph Sonar


Services - Sea operations

Sea Services

Our survey teams undertakes accurate survey and monitoring of the total marine eco-system for Government agencies, oil & gas companies, telecommunications companies, port and harbour authorities, renewable energy companies and defence organisations around the world.

Environmental Survey

Geophysical Surveys

Meteocean Monitoring

Sea Trials & Consultancy

Seabed Coring & Sampling

Surface & Subsea Positioning

Underwater Inspections

UXO Surveys

Crew and skills

Crew and Skills

iXblue's service division is composed of seasoned personel able to address various requirements anywhere around the globe. Three teams of 32 highly qualified scientists, engineers and sailors roam the oceans in service of our valued customers. These teams are located in France, Scotland and Australia.







We live in a knowledge-based society and as companies, we could not operate without the knowledge of our people. Our training department based in Aberdeen and mobile around the globe is ready to provides our valued customers with a full range of courses on products and systems.

Inertial products workshop course

Subsea Inertial Systems

Acoustic Positioning Systems

Post-Processing Software



Our legacy equipment includes state-of-the-art oceanographic, seabed sampling, sonars, surface and subsea positioning systems and vessels.
In addition, our experts will make their absolute best to find and integrate the equipment best suited to our customers needs.

Subsea imagery

Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)

Acoustic Positioning

Monitoring Buoys

Vessels and Drones


Our fleet is fitted for sea-trials, bodywater monitoring, environmental studies, hydrographic, coastal and geophysic surveys. 5 vessels are currently in operation forming iXsurvey’s fleet. All these vessels are designed and manufactured in our shipyard in La Ciotat, France.

GGIX: 15 m catamaran

iXL: 15 m pilot boat

iXS : Zodiac & work barge

DriX: Surface drone

FeliX : 24,9 m Catamaran




Based on our unique approach to shipbuilding, iXblue shipyard offers a comprehensive range of pilot boats, workboats, daughter boats for wind farms, as well as survey and polyvalent vessels of various sizes.



Survey Vessels

iXblue is providing a comprehensive range of survey vessels of various sizes fueled by a bespoke integration processes of shipbuilding, in-house survey equipment and services company.

Survey vessels


Unmanned Surface Vehicle

As the USV sector is growing rapidly, iXblue launched a multi-purpose autonomous surface craft. The goal is to provide a cost-efficient solution for our customers by expanding the working domains.