SBG Apogee-E: Versatile Inertial Navigation System

SBG Apogee-E: Versatile Inertial Navigation System

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The SBG Systems Apogee-E is a highly precise and extremely versatile Inertial Navigation System. For optimal navigation, it connects to any survey grade external GNSS receiver. The accurate Apogee-E INS is a MEMS-based, ITAR Free technology.

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Overview

Canal Geomatics proudly carries the SBG Systems Apogee-E, a high quality, high accuracy inertial navigation system. When connected to a survey grade GPS/GNSS receiver, the Apogee-E provides highly accurate navigation data. The system fuses GNSS information with inertial data to provide the very best performance, and features a distinctive GNSS error model which takes into account all receiver specific behaviours.

The Apogee delivers a real-time heave calculation, which is accurate within five centimetres. For added ease of use, there is no need for the user to input the wave frequency, as the system will automatically detect and correct it as required. The Apogee-E is also outfitted with a delayed heave feature, which does not require any additional software. This feature allows for a more precise heave calculation, accurate within two centimetres, and displayed instantaneously. The delayed heave allows the Apogee-E to function in difficult sea conditions. When it can access Precise Point Positioning (PPP) services such as Marinstar, TerraStar or Veripos, it can provide accuracy up to ten centimetres.

When combined with a GPS/GNSS receiver, the Apogee-E also has a variety of land and aerospace applications. In land vehicles, when the system can access Real Time Kinematic (RTK) and PPP, it has the ability to determine precise position as a result of the combination of Inertial Sensors and GNSS with odometer data. It has been designed specifically to be incorporated in aerial mapping systems to deliver unparalleled position, timing, and navigation accuracy.

Features

  • Highly precise multibeam sonar motion compensation
  • Unique GNSS error model
  • Delayed heave for difficult sea conditions
  • Smooth post-processing workflow
  • Internal 8GB data recorder

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.12 x 3.94 x 2.28 (in)
Weight: 1.52 (lb)
Consumption: < 3 W
Supply: 9 to 36 VDC
Pulse Output: NMEA, ASCII, Binary, TSS, Simrad
Pulse Input: NMEA, Trimble, Novatel, Septentrio, Hemisphere, Veripos, Fugro, PD0, PD6
Output Rate: 0.1 to 200Hz
Logging Capacity: 8 GB or 48 h @ 20 Hz
Operating temperature: -40 to 71 °C

Ordering

Apogee-E from SBG Systems is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information, please get in touch with us using the Request Pricing form.