Inertial Navigation for Civil Engineering Operations

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Marie-Lise Duplaquet

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Undisturbed Navigation

iXblue Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) are Fiber-Optic Gyroscopes (FOG) based renowned for their high-end performance and reliability. Able to operate in GNSS denied, multipath or difficult environment (building, trees, tunnels, mines), they offer undisturbed navigation, accurate georeferencing, and precise pointing.
They are perfectly suited for applications such as industrial engineering (tunneling, mining, construction work…) and mobile mapping.

Covering the full scope of applications

  Atlans A7 Atlans A7 Airins Airins Octans E Octans E Phins E Phins E
Product type INS + GNSS INS AHRS INS
Typical applications Mobile mapping / Road asset management / Precision pointing / Ground-truth Aerial Mapping / Precision Pointing Drilling / Tunneling / High wall mining / Road header Drilling / Tunneling / High Wall mining / Long wall mining / Road header
North Finding capability Yes Yes Yes Yes
Heading accuracy realtime 0.015° RMS with GNSS RTK 0.01° RMS with GNSS Natural 0.05° secant latitude RMS with GNSS – 0.1° secant latitude RMS no GNSS 0.01° secant latitude RMS with GNSS – 0.05° secant latitude RMS no GNSS
Roll & Pitch accuracy 0.008° RMS with GNSS RTK 0.0025° RMS 0.01° RMS 0.01° RMS
Drift realtime without GNSS for 1 min, 2 min 0.4 m / 0.8 m RMS with DMI (land mode) – 1.1 m / 2.2 m RMS pure inertial (air mode) 0.6m / 2 m RMS pure inertial (air mode) N/A 0.66 m / 2.66 m – RMS pure inertial
Aiding sensors GNSS, DMI GNSS GNSS GNSS
Postprocessing software option Yes Yes No Yes
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  Atlans A7 Atlans A7 Airins Airins Octans E Octans E Phins E Phins E
Product type INS + GNSS INS AHRS INS
Typical applications Mobile mapping / Road asset management / Precision pointing / Ground-truth Aerial Mapping / Precision Pointing Drilling / Tunneling / High wall mining / Road header Drilling / Tunneling / High Wall mining / Long wall mining / Road header
North Finding capability Yes Yes Yes Yes
Heading accuracy realtime 0.015° RMS with GNSS RTK 0.01° RMS with GNSS Natural 0.05° secant latitude RMS with GNSS – 0.1° secant latitude RMS no GNSS 0.01° secant latitude RMS with GNSS – 0.05° secant latitude RMS no GNSS
Roll & Pitch accuracy 0.008° RMS with GNSS RTK 0.0025° RMS 0.01° RMS 0.01° RMS
Drift realtime without GNSS for 1 min, 2 min 0.4 m / 0.8 m RMS with DMI (land mode) – 1.1 m / 2.2 m RMS pure inertial (air mode) 0.6m / 2 m RMS pure inertial (air mode) N/A 0.66 m / 2.66 m – RMS pure inertial
Aiding sensors GNSS, DMI GNSS GNSS GNSS
Postprocessing software option Yes Yes No Yes
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Get the Most Out of Collected Data Through our Post-Processing Softwares

  Atlans Data Analyzer Apps with GNSS Postpro Apps without GNSS Postpro
Products supported Atlans A7
Airins
Phins E
Atlans A7
Airins + Septentrio GNSS
Phins E + Septentrio GNSS
All iXblue INS
Main features Decode raw data
Check configuration
Visualize navigation result: trajectory, aiding sensors
Add GNSS base stations
Smart coupling GNSS+INS
FW-BW optimization
Calibration (lever arm and DMI)
Batch processing facility
Add external GNSS data FW-BW optimization
Calibration (lever arm and DMI)
Batch processing facility
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  Atlans Data Analyzer Apps with GNSS Postpro Apps without GNSS Postpro
Products supported Atlans A7
Airins
Phins E
Atlans A7
Airins + Septentrio GNSS
Phins E + Septentrio GNSS
All iXblue INS
Main features Decode raw data
Check configuration
Visualize navigation result: trajectory, aiding sensors
Add GNSS base stations
Smart coupling GNSS+INS
FW-BW optimization
Calibration (lever arm and DMI)
Batch processing facility
Add external GNSS data FW-BW optimization
Calibration (lever arm and DMI)
Batch processing facility
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Reduce the Cost of your Industrial Engineering Operations

Choosing a premium FOG INS/AHRS/IMU over lower-end MEMS based counterparts induce cost savings in the long run. On top of the inherent qualities of FOG (no maintenance cost, very low failure rate…), our systems’ high performance and quick bootup time means your operations will benefit from consequently lower idling time.

Easy to interface

Atlans A7 is a no-hassle, plug-and-play, easy-to-use system which can be fitted on any platform. It benefits from a straightforward web interface, for compatibility on any kind of workstation (down to a small laptop). It logs data internally and has ROS interfacing compatibility, thanks to a driver which iXblue made free to access.

FOG Powered

Premium Performance

 

High-performance of iXblue inertial sensors mainly relies on the mastery of the FOG (Fiber Optic Gyroscope) technology by iXblue. FOG allows to find North in any conditions and maintain heading accuracy in harsh environments. This advantage is emphasized either in pure denied environments like tunneling or mining, or = in challenging georeferencing operations.

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Highly Reliable Technology

 

FOG is a solid-state technology, which means no moving parts, and no wear and tear of internal parts. Atlans A7 thus requires no periodic maintenance and handles rough environments (high vibrations, shocks, extreme temperatures…) faultlessly.

ITAR-free

All of our inertial devices are ITAR-free, thanks to a commitment towards full control of horizontal and vertical integration. All critical components are designed and manufactured internally, by iXblue.

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Atlans A7 – Datasheet

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Airins – Datasheet

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APPS – Datasheet

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Phins E – Datasheet

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Octans E – Datasheet

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