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NOVATEL – Nuovo Firmware 7.08.00 disponibile da Hexagon | NOVATEL

We are launching the New 7.08.00 (OM7MR0800RN0000) firmware release for all NovAtel OEM7 and PwrPak7 products on Tuesday, October 20 at 10:00 am MT.

The release enables tracking of BeiDou B2b signals on Phase III satellites, allowing the receiver to track all of the new BeiDou B1C, B2a and B2b signals. With 30 BeiDou Phase III satellites in orbit, this is a critical step in taking full advantage of the BeiDou system and facilitating the availability of satellite signals for NovAtel products in use around the world.

The following key features are now available in the 7.08.00 release:

  • Support for BeiDou Phase III signals
  • Tracking of B2b BeiDou signals

A full listing of all changes is available in the “What’s New” document that is included with the firmware download and available here.

To download the 7.08.00 firmware update for your specific platform, please visit: https://www2.novatel.com/e/130511/h-precision-gnss-gps-receivers/2mhtbn/1289869781?h=JuioNd1nw51JJGiUv6mLdCkmj4p4fDD9sZzHq2DTcgk

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Ottobre 20, 2020 / by / in
XSENS – Lunitek Test Sistema MTi-680G RTK GNSS/INS

 

 

Lo Starter Kit MTi-680G RTK-GNSS/INS include:

  • Modulo GNSS/INS con ricevitore RTK interno completo, che consente un posizionamento accurato a livello di cm, stime di orientamento inferiori a 0,5 gradi, contenitore IP68
  • Antenna GNSS RTK
  • Convertitore USB e cavo 12 pin
  • Cavo 4 pin per interfaccia correzione RTCM
  • Software MT MAnager

 

Sarzana (SP), 14/10/2020 – Lunitek è lieta di condividere con voi i risultati dei test eseguiti con il nuovo sistema MTi-680G RTK GNSS/INS di Xsens.

Fig. 1

L’immagine in Fig.1 rappresenta una serie di 3 giri effettuati in auto cercando di replicare movimenti, linee e velocità. Il test consisteva in: Partenza da fermo, sosta intermedia e riparteza per poi tornare alla posizione di partenza.

Fig.2

L’immagine in Fig.2 rappresenta il dettaglio del punto di partenza/arrivo del test con indicata la misura del massimo errore (3.82 cm) sul posizionamento del sistema MTi-680G RTK GNSS/INS della Xsens.

Il robusto contenitore classificato IP68 con connettori Fischer di ultima generazione, le dimensioni molto compatte, le interfacce disponibili ed un rapporto PRESTAZIONI/PREZZO eccezionale ne fanno un prodotto molto innovativo nel segmento industriale.

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Ottobre 14, 2020 / by / in
XSENS – Nuovi veicoli autonomi nel più grande porto marittimo del Medio Oriente utilizzando la tecnologia di georeferenziazione di Xsens

MTi-Series GNSS/INS Motion Trackers from Xsens provide accurate 3D positioning in DG World’s AI-based software solutions, integrated into a fleet of Autonomous Trucks at Jebel Ali port

Enschede, The Netherlands – June 19, 2020 – A ground-breaking deployment of autonomous vehicle technology by DP World, the operator of the Jebel Ali container port in Dubai, is to demonstrate the performance and reliability of technology provided by Xsens, the manufacturer of motion-tracking sensors, supporting DGWorld, a manufacturer of artificial intelligence (AI)-based autonomous and robotic vehicle systems.

Global ports operator DP World and DGWorld have announced a contractual agreement providing for the conversion of a fleet of Autonomous Internal Terminal Vehicles (AITVs) at Jebel Ali, the largest port in the Middle East, to fully autonomous operation.

The AITVs will use vehicle control technology from DGWorld. The DGWorld system is utilizing a sensor fusion approach, based on LIDAR and Radar, for object detection and environment awareness, an MTi-Series (industrial Motion Tracker) sensor from Xsens to support their simultaneous localization and mapping (3D SLAM) function, and AI-based real-time decision-making software.

The MTi-Series from Xsens combines a GNSS satellite receiver and an inertial navigation system (INS) in a robust, industrial-grade package. This enables DP World’s AITVs to accurately track their position and navigate the AITVs, even when GNSS satellite signals cannot be received properly. This is an important capability when operating in a container port, since the AITVs will navigate through narrow corridors between tall stacks of containers which block the GNSS signals.

The deployment of fully autonomous ITVs offers numerous benefits to DP World, such as:

  • Safer operation – the autonomous ITVs’ high-resolution LiDAR sensors and Radars reliably detect and avoid people and objects. Speed measurements from the MTi’s GNSS receiver enable the software system to precisely control the ITV’s speed and the integrated Xsens IMU optimizes continuously the vehicle driving performance.
  • Higher efficiency – the autonomous ITVs can operate 24/7, and their routing and operation can be optimized through the application of DGWorld´s Fleet Management software.

Matthias Krause, General Manager of DGWorld, said: ‘The DGWorld autonomous control system is specially designed to match the driving dynamics of heavy industrial vehicles such as the container trucks to be converted for Jebel Ali port. The accuracy and output data rate of the Xsens MTi are perfect for this application. The sensor fusion capabilities of the Xsens motion tracker have also been helpful in the development of the DGWorld autonomous technology: whether performing georeferencing via satellite positioning or via INS, the MTi maintains a stable, consistent and high-frequency output.’

“Xsens is honoured to be selected by DGWorld to support this autonomous vehicle project and take it from concept to reality. This shows the advantages of using the Xsens MTi-series GNSS/INS, with reliable sensor fusion algorithms developed in 20 years of Xsens existence, for real-time operation of industrial AGVs/UGVs in difficult circumstances”, Meindert Zeeuw, Xsens Sales Director ISM EMEA, added.

 

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Luglio 6, 2020 / by / in
LORD MICROSTRAIN – Accelerometro wireless G-LINK-200-R conforme ASTM F2137 per monitoraggio caratteristiche dinamiche di giostre e montagne russe

Il nuovo modello G-Link-200-R è un accelerometro wireless a 3 assi alimentato a batteria con un involucro robusto e resistente alle intemperie. Questo accelerometro wireless è conforme alla norma ASTM F2137, che lo rende particolarmente adatto al monitoraggio delle caratteristiche dinamiche delle giostre e delle montagne russe. Questa pratica definisce anche i requisiti specifici di un test di caratterizzazione del movimento dinamico (Test SARC). Il modello G-Link-200-R fornisce dati di forma d’onda a rumore estremamente basso, ideali per applicazioni di vibrazione, impatto, movimento e inclinazione.

 

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Maggio 11, 2020 / by / in
XSENS – Nuovo MTi-680G, un modulo robusto con funzionalità complete e ricevitore RTK interno

Xsens Launches MTi-680G, A Full-featured Rugged Module With Internal RTK Receiver

Xsens brings centimeter-accurate positioning capability within reach of a new generation of affordable commercial devices with the launch of a new RTK-compatible inertial sensor. The all-new MTi-680G is an integrated GNSS/INS rugged module, featuring an integrated RTK GNSS receiver.

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Maggio 5, 2020 / by / in
XSENS – Avviso di EOL per i modelli MTi-10-xA8G4-DK e MTi-20-xA8G4-DK

1 Purpose

This is a notification to all customers that Xsens will officially implement an End of Life (EOL) for the development kit for MTi-10 and MTi-20 as described in Section 2. The milestones and dates are mentioned in Section 3.

The MTi 10-series has effectively been replaced by the new MTi 600-series. The MTi 600-series is comparable in performance but more attractively priced compared to the MTi 10-series. In the course of 2020 the MTi-600 series will be expanded with products with robust housing.

2 Affected Products

Current Part Number New Part Number Remarks
MTi-10-2A8G4-DK
MTi-10-4A8G4-DK
MTi-10-6A8G4-DK
MTi-20-2A8G4-DK
MTi-20-4A8G4-DK
MTi-20-6A8G4-DK

3 Milestones and dates

Milestone Description Date
End-of-Life Notice This document that describes the EOL of the DKs of the MTi 10-IMU and MTI 20-VRU March 2020
End-of-Sale The last date that products that are subject to this EOL can be ordered. April 1, 2020
Last Shipping Date The last-possible shipping date that can be requested. June 30, 2020
Last Date of Support The last date that Xsens Technical Support will provide support on the products subject to this EOL procedure. June 30, 2022

4 Customer Impact

4.1 Purchasing

The products mentioned in section 2 can be replaced by function with the MTi-30 Development Kits.

 

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Marzo 27, 2020 / by / in
NOVATEL – Avviso di EOL per MEMS Interface Card (MIC) NOVATEL

External Notice: NovAtel Announces End of Life for the MEMS Interface Card (MIC)

NovAtel Inc. is announcing the End of Life of the:

  • OEM-IMU-HG1900-MIC
  • OEM-IMU-HG1930-MIC
  • OEM-IMU-ADIS-MIC
  • OEM-IMU-STIM-MIC
  • OEM-IMU-HG1700-MIC
  • OEM-IMU-MIC-AMRAAM
  • OEM-IMU-MIC-MIL
  • IMU-IGM-A1
  • IMU-IGM-S1

These products will be available for order until:

  • February 28, 2020 (or until inventory has been depleted)

Shipments may be scheduled for no later than:

  • March 31, 2020

NovAtel will continue to support and repair these products until:

  • November 30, 2022

For a complete list of affected part numbers and the associated replacement part numbers, please refer
to the table below:

Discontinued Part Number Replacement Part Number
OEM-IMU-HG1900-MIC No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-HG1930-MIC No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-ADIS-MIC No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-STIM-MIC No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-HG1700-MIC No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-MIC-AMRAAM No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
OEM-IMU-MIC-MIL No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
IMU-IGM-A1 No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek
IMU-IGM-S1 No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek

Notes:
For a complete listing of NovAtel products at end of life, including the expiration of support and repair for
those products, please refer to the discontinued products list on the NovAtel website at
http://www.novatel.com/support/discontinued_products.htm

 

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Dicembre 24, 2019 / by / in
NOVATEL – Avviso di EOL per i sistemi SPAN-IGM-A1/S1 e IMU-IGM-A1/S1 NOVATEL

External Notice: NovAtel Announces End of Life for SPAN-IGM-A1/S1 and IMU-IGM-A1/S1

NovAtel Inc. is announcing the End of Life of the following products:

  • SPN-IGM-A1-XXX-XXX-XXX
  • SPN-IGM-S1-XXX-XXX-XXX
  • IMU-IGM-XX

These products will be available for order until:

  • February 28, 2020 (or until inventory has been depleted)

Shipments may be scheduled for no later than:

  • July 31, 2020

NovAtel will continue to support and repair these products until:

  • November 30, 2022

 

For a complete list of affected part numbers and the associated replacement part numbers, please refer
to the table below:

Discontinued Part Number Replacement Part Number
SPN-IGM-A1-XXX-XXX-XXX PW7700/7720E1-XXX-XXX-XXX
SPN-IGM-S1-XXX-XXX-XXX PW7700/7720E2-XXX-XXX-XXX
IMU-IGM-XX No Direct Replacement, Contact Lunitek

Notes:
For a complete listing of NovAtel products at end of life, including the expiration of support and repair for
those products, please refer to the discontinued products list on the NovAtel website at
www.novatel.com/products/discontinued-products

 

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Novembre 29, 2019 / by / in
XSENS – Migrazione: Da Serie MTi-10 a Serie MTi-600

Questo articolo fornisce un’introduzione alla nuova Serie MTi-600 per gli utenti che stanno migrando dalla Serie MTi-10. Sebbene i protocolli di comunicazione e la maggior parte delle funzionalità siano condivisi tra le due serie, ci sono alcune differenze importanti che devono essere considerate durante la migrazione.

Algorithm – Filter profiles

As with the MTi-20 and MTi-30, the MTi-620, MTi-630, and MTi-670 also feature a range of filter profiles to choose from. The MTi 600-series include new filter profiles as well as some “legacy” filter profiles.

Although the naming and behavior are not identical, the available options cover typically all applications.

Below a table is shown which makes suggestions on comparable filter profiles when migrating from the MTi 10-series to the MTi 600-series.  Although the MTi-620 and MTi-630 support a “General” filter profile that can be used to reproduce “legacy” filter profiles, we recommend new users to start testing the Robust and Responsive filter profiles.

In contrary to the AHS filter option in the MTi 10-series, the AHS option is now incorporated in the heading behavior for the MTi 600-series, e.g.: VRUAHS. Active Heading Stabilization is a new feature designed for use with VRU products and therefore it will not be available for the MTi-670.

For the MTi-670 three different filter profiles are available: General, GeneralNoBaro and GeneralMag. These filter profiles were already available for the MTi-7 and the MTi-G-710.

A complete description of the filter profiles available for the MTi 600-series can be found in chapter 4 of the MTi 600-series Datasheet.

Hardware – Mounting

The footprint of the MTi 600-series is significantly smaller than that of the MTi 10-series. Hence, the mounting holes are different, see Figure 1 and Figure 2:

For more information on the hardware integration of the MTi 600-series, please refer to the MTi 600-series Hardware integration manual.

Hardware – Communication interfaces

The MTi 10-series provided support for 5 different communication interfaces: USB, RS232, RS485, RS422 and UART (OEM only). The MTi 600-series additionally supports a CAN interface, but a direct USB, RS485, and RS422 interface are no longer available.

A USB connection can still easily be created by using the Development Kit board, or by using the UART to USB converter that comes with it. The Development Kit board also provides access to an RS422 interface. The user can create his/her converter following the design of the Development Kit.

Hardware – Electrical interface

The MTi 600-series has a 16-pins connector, whereas the MTi 10-series connector only features 9 pins. These additional pins on the MTi 600-series are used among other things, for the GNSS input, CAN bus and UART interface.

Table 2 shows a conversion for the pins of the MTi 10-series to the MTi 600-series:

More information on the pinout and electrical specifications are available in the MTi 600-series Hardware integration manual.

Software

The MTi 600-series supports the public source XDA and MTDATA2 as does the MTi 10-series. There are however a few changes, which are highlighted below:

These messages are documented in the MT Low-Level Communication Protocol Documentation and the supplied Doxygen in the SDK.

The MTi 600-series are fully supported by MT Software Suite versions 2019.2 and up. Older versions of MT Manager, the MT SDK, and the Magnetic Field Mapper may not be fully compatible with the MTi 600-series. We advise all users to always download and install the latest version of the MT Software Suite, available at https://www.xsens.com/software-downloads.

 

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Novembre 27, 2019 / by / in
XSENS – Introduzione alla Nuova Serie MTi 600

Introduzione alla Xsens MTi serie 600

Sei interessato alla Serie MTi 600 DK e a come impostare questo kit di sviluppo? Guarda l’unboxing video adesso!

La Serie MTi 600 ha l’eccezionale qualità che contraddistingue i prodotti Xsens ed è perfettamente “bilanciata” con le sue dimensioni ridotte, prestazioni di livello industriale e prezzi competitivi.

Alcuni punti salienti della Serie MTi 600:

• Ampia scelta di interfacce, incluso il supporto CAN Bus
• Supporto ricevitore GNSS esterno e compatibilità NMEA
• Supporto tecnico mondiale 24 ore su 24, 7 giorni su 7

 

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