Subsea Positioning

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As a recognized global leader in its field, iXblue provides comprehensive solutions for efficient, accurate and reliable subsea positioning and navigation. From Inertial Navigation Systems and Attitude Heading and Reference Systems, to USBL and LBL solutions as well as global supervision software, iXblue will be your partner of choice for state-of- the-art subsea positioning operations in all environments and all operational conditions.

Comprehensive solutions for subsea positioning and navigation

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Canopus LBL transponder

Providing highly performant subsea positioning and monitoring capabilities down to 6,000m, the Canopus transponder offers advanced LBL/sparse LBL capabilities.

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Inertial Navigation Solutions for ROV

Equipping over 80% of the subsea vehicles used in the Energy and Geoscience industries, iXblue FOG (Fiber-Optic Gyroscope)-based Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (AHRS) are accurate and maintenance-free navigation systems that provide unmatched performance and reliability for highly accurate ROV navigation.

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Ramses LBL transceiver

Providing highly performant subsea positioning and monitoring capabilities down to 6,000m, the Ramses transceiver offers advanced LBL/sparse LBL capabilities.

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Gaps Series USBL systems

The Gaps Series offers unrivaled horizontal tracking capabilities and unmatched accuracy from extremely shallow water depths to 4,000 meters. Providing accuracy and reliability, they are perfectly suited to work-class ROV surveys, AUV missions, diver tracking, or critical dynamic positioning operations.

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Inertial Navigation for Surface Operations

iXblue offers a complete range of Fiber-Optic Gyroscope (FOG)-based Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) dedicated to maritime surface applications. Highly reliable and performant, iXblue systems provide extremely robust navigation information in environments that experience long-term GNSS outages.

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Delph Subsea Positioning Software

Delph Subsea Positioning (Delph SP) is an intuitive and dynamic software package used to plan, operate and post-process iXblue subsea positioning products. Integrating the full range of iXblue subsea systems, Delph SP simplifies the planning, simulation, operation and post-processing of subsea positioning tasks.

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DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV)

DriX can conduct both remote-controlled and supervised autonomous operations and offers outstanding seakeeping and speed capabilities. Versatile and efficient it can host a wide range of payloads and offers optimum conditions for high quality data acquisition in both shallow and deep waters.

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Gaps Series USBL systems

The Gaps Series offers unrivaled horizontal tracking capabilities and unmatched accuracy from extremely shallow water depths to 4,000 meters. Providing accuracy and reliability, they are perfectly suited to work-class ROV surveys, AUV missions, diver tracking, or critical dynamic positioning operations.

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Inertial Navigation Solutions for AUV

Equipping over 80% of the subsea vehicles used in the Energy and Geoscience industries, iXblue FOG (Fiber-Optic Gyroscope)-based Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) are accurate and maintenance-free navigation systems that provide unmatched performance and reliability. Compact, they are easily integrated on AUV to offer highly accurate navigation capabilities.

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Canopus LBL transponder

Providing highly performant subsea positioning and monitoring capabilities down to 6,000m, the Canopus transponder offers advanced LBL/sparse LBL capabilities.

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DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV)

DriX can conduct both remote-controlled and supervised autonomous operations and offers outstanding seakeeping and speed capabilities. Versatile and efficient it can host a wide range of payloads and offers optimum conditions for high quality data acquisition in both shallow and deep waters.

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Gaps Series USBL systems

The Gaps Series offers unrivaled horizontal tracking capabilities and unmatched accuracy from extremely shallow water depths to 4,000 meters. Providing accuracy and reliability, they are perfectly suited to work-class ROV surveys, AUV missions, diver tracking, or critical dynamic positioning operations.

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Oceano Series of Acoustic Releases

Highly robust and reliable, the Oceano Series can deploy and retrieve payloads from 200 kg to 10,000 kg ensuring the safe and long-endurance operation of all your subsea instrumented structures, from coastal to ultra-deep offshore environments.

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Inertial Navigation for subsea operations

Equipping over 80% of the subsea vehicles used in the Energy and Geoscience industries, iXblue FOG (Fiber-Optic Gyroscope)-based Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (AHRS) are accurate and maintenance-free navigation systems that will bring unparalleled performance and reliability to your subsea operations.

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USBL Solutions

Offering unrivaled horizontal tracking capabilities and unmatched accuracy from extremely shallow water depths to 10 000 meters, iXblue USBL systems will be your go-to solution for applications where accuracy and reliability are key, including work-class ROV surveys, AUV missions, diver tracking, or critical dynamic positioning operations.

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LBL Solutions

Providing highly performant subsea positioning and monitoring capabilities down to 6,000m, iXblue LBL technology will help increase operational efficiency and reduce operational costs thanks to advanced sparse LBL capabilities that allow operators to reduce the number of transponders deployed on the seabed with no compromise on performance.

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Subsea Positioning Software

Delph Subsea Positioning Software is an easy-to-use yet powerful tool that will help you plan, operate and post-process iXblue subsea positioning products. With Delph Subsea Positioning, every step of your most complex subsea operations will be made simpler, error-free and faster, saving valuable vessel and man time.

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Acoustic Releases

Highly robust and reliable, iXblue’s acoustic releases can deploy and retrieve payloads from 200 kg to 10,000 kg ensuring the safe and long-endurance operation of all your subsea instrumented structures, from coastal to ultra-deep offshore environments.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose iXblue

Unmatched reliability in harsh environments

Reliability is key when operating in the extreme environments of the subsea industry, and iXblue range of subsea solutions is trusted worldwide for its dependability. Our navigation systems are incidentally operated in the most challenging environments, including not only the subsea world, but also long duration space applications, or land defense operations and their extreme vibrations, shocks and temperature changes. All of this testifies of the robustness and reliability of iXblue solutions and will ensure the success of your most challenging subsea operations.

Performance recognized by the industry

iXblue products and solutions are globally recognized for offering the most high-end systems available on the market. We pride ourselves in being considered as trusted partners which products respect the performance and specifications announced in our technical documentation.

Reduced operational time

As a major provider of advanced marine and autonomy technologies, iXblue is playing a central role in the advancement of operational efficiency. We strive to keep creating efficient solutions that bring added-value to the industry. With our solutions, not only will you invest in highly robust and reliable technologies, you will also be deploying new cost-effective solutions that enable innovative and time-efficient subsea operations.

 

Interoperable solutions for easy field integration

Believing in an interoperable ecosystem as per iXblue’s open philosophy, all our subsea positioning products and solutions are compatible with third-party assets. This makes iXblue products easy to integrate into your existing pool of equipment and operational fields with no compromise on performance or reliability, bringing increased flexibility and efficiency.

Dedicated support experts at your service

Globally recognized for their readiness and proficiency, our teams of support experts are trained on all iXblue products. From integration, to training and assistance, our teams are available around the clock every day of the year to ensure you get the most out of your subsea positioning solutions.

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