• By LORD Sensing-MicroStrain
  • Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 08:45

Inertial Sensing for Underwater ROVs and UUVs
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Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) operate in extremely demanding environments that require precise and reliable feedback. Inertial navigation solutions must be very accurate...

Precise Control, Stabilization, and Pointing with Best-in-Class Miniature Sensors

The Challenge

Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) operate in extremely demanding environments that require precise and reliable feedback. Inertial navigation solutions must be very accurate as well as small, lightweight, low power, and easy to integrate.

The Solution

LORD Sensing MicroStrain® inertial sensors provide high performance in a very small package. MEMS technologies, including very low-noise gyroscopes, combined with sophisticated Kalman filtering offer accurate data quantities to provide precise control, stabilization, and pointing at the best value.

 

 

 

Benefits

 

 

 

  • Small, light, and easy-to-integrate on new and existing platforms
  • Best-in-class industrial and tactical MEMS inertial systems
  • Reduced development cost and rapid deployment
  • Precise information for control, navigation, and geo-referencing is delivered via fusion of inertial data with information from DVL, GPS, depth, and sound velocity sensors
  • Forward-compatible MIP™ communication protocol with flexible path to swap models with little or no rewriting of code
  • Best performance vs. cost available

 

3DM-GX4-45™ GPS/INS

 

Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System

  • 10°/hr gyro bias instability
  • ±75, 150, 300*, 900°/sec gyro range
  • ±5*, 16 g accel range
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • -40 °C to 85 °C temperature range
  • 20 grams
  • 44.2 x 24 x 11.3 mm

 

3DM-GQ4-45™ GNSS/INS

 

Integrated multi-constellation Global

  • Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver
  • 5°/hr gyro bias instability
  • ±75, 150, 300*, 900°/sec gyro range
  • ±5 accel range
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • -40 °C to 85 °C temperature range
  • 105 grams
  • 79 x 77 x 23 mm

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