Inertial Sensors by SBG Systems

SBG Systems offers a complete line of high performance and miniature Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS), Motion Reference Unit (MRU), Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) with embedded GNSS receiver (INS/GNSS).

SBG inertial navigation systems are used for offshore platform stabilization, SONAR data georeferencing, ship motion monitoring, and buoy positioning.

All SBG inertial sensors offer Marine oriented features such as heave, surge, sway, navigation, and 3D orientation. For the best performance, our systems fuse inertial data with dual antenna GPS, DVL, etc.

Please browse the SBG product showroom below and contact SUBSEA 20/20, authorized US dealer distributor for SBG Systems, for a quote, pricing or more information.

 
ELLIPSE SERIES
The Best Combination of Innovation, Performance, and Reliability

Ellipse inertial sensors provide outstanding orientation and position data in a small, light-weight, and rugged enclosure. Incredibly versatile, you can connect your own GPS/GNSS receiver or use the internal one, connect an odometer, receive di erential GPS corrections, etc. Ellipse Series sets up new standard for miniature and cost-effective inertial systems with an extremely rugged design, cutting-edge sensors, enhanced capabilities, and advanced algorithms.

The Most Reliable Industrial-grade Sensors:

  • High quality sensors

  • GNSS receiver & DGPS corrections

  • IP 68 enclosure

  • 200 Hz output rate

  • 2-Year Warranty

Ellipse 2 Micro Series

MICRO INERTIAL SENSORS 0.1°

 

IMU Calibrated Data

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Position:
Heave:

0.1°
Magnetic or GNSS
External GNSS receiver
 5 cm

SBG Systems Ellipse 2 Micro Inertial Sensor
 
Ellipse 2 Series

MINIATURE INERTIAL SENSORS 0.1°

 

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Position:
Heave:

0.1°
Up to 0.2°
Up to 2 cm
 5 cm

EKINOX SERIES
A Smart Balance of Accuracy, and Price

Ekinox achieves the tactical grade in a compact and affordable package, thanks to a drastic selection of high end MEMS sensors, an advanced calibration procedure, and powerful algorithm design.

Compact, Low-weight, Low Power

Ekinox has been designed to offer a smart balance of performance in a compact, low-weight, and low-power but robust enclosure (IP68 for Surface version).

 

Internal Data Logger & Post-processing

Ekinox sensors embed an 8 GB data logger for post-operation analysis or post-processing. Qinertia post-processing software enhances SBG INS performance by post-processing inertial data with raw GNSS observables.

 

Precise Time Protocol (PTP) & Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Ekinox features a professional PTP (Precise Time Protocol) Grand Master Clock server as well as an NTP server. Synchronize several LiDAR and Cameras sensors over Ethernet to better than 1 microsecond.

Ekinox A
Motion and Heave

Ekinox-A is an advanced Attitude & Heading Reference System (AHRS) or MRU (Motion Reference Unit).

It combines high end gyroscopes and accelerometers, and runs an enhanced Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) to provide Roll, Pitch, Heave, and Heading when connected to an external GNSS receiver.

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Heave:

0.02°
Up to 0.05°
2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

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Ekinox E
Navigation With External GNSS

Ekinox-E additionally accepts aiding data from external GNSS receiver to provide navigation.

The Ekinox-E has been designed to connect up to 4 external aiding systems, including DVL or DMI. This highly versatile inertial navigation system provides orientation, heave, and navigation data.

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Position:
Heave:

0.02° (RTK)
Up to 0.05° w/external GNSS
Up to 1 cm w/RTK GNSS
2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

Ekinox D
Navigation With External GNSS

Ekinox-D is an all-in-one Inertial Navigation System with integrated RTK GNSS receiver ideal for applications where space is critical.

This advanced INS/GNSS comes with one or two antennas and provides orientation, heave, and centimeter-level position.

Ethernet, Serial, and CAN Interfaces

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Position:
Heave:

0.02° (RTK)
Up to 0.05° w/external GNSS
Up to 1 cm  cm RTK GNSS Position @ 200 Hz
2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

APOGEE SERIES
 
High Precision Inertial Navigation System

With very low noise gyroscopes, low latency, and high resistance to vibrations, the Apogee provides precise orientation and position data.

Robust Position during GNSS Outages

The internal Extended Kalman Filter fuses in real-time inertial and GNSS data for enhanced position and orientation measurements in harsh environments (bridge, tunnel, forest, etc.)

Easy-to-use Post-processing Software

Apogee sensors embed an 8 GB data logger for post-operation analysis or post-processing. Qinertia post-processing software enhances SBG INS performance by post-processing inertial data with raw GNSS observables.

Precise Time Protocol (PTP) & Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Apogee features a professional PTP (Precise Time Protocol) Grand Master Clock server as well as an NTP server. Synchronize several LiDAR and Cameras sensors over Ethernet to better than 1 microsecond.

Apogee A
Motion and Heave

Apogee-A is a highly accurate Motion Reference Unit (MRU).

The Apogee-A is based on the robust and cost-effective MEMS technology, and provides precise orientation and heave data.

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:
Heave:

0.008° over 360 degrees
Up to 0.015° w/GPS/GNSS
2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

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Apogee E
Navigation With External GNSS

Apogee-E connects to any survey grade GNSS receiver for navigation and aiding equipment such as odometer or DVL.

This highly versatile Inertial Navigation System provides orientation, navigation, and heave data in real-time and post-processing.

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:

Position:
Heave:

0.008° (RTK)
Up to 0.015° GNSS-based Heading  (4m baseline)

1.0 cm (depends on GNSS)

2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

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Apogee D
All-in-one INS/GNSS

Apogee-D is an all-in-one INS/GNSS which embeds an RTK and PPP ready GNSS receiver for applications where space is critical but high performance required.

This highly versatile MEMS-based Inertial Navigation System comes with one or two antennas

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:

Position:
Heave:

0.008° (RTK)
Up to 0.015° GNSS-based Heading  (4m baseline)

1.0 cm (RTK)

2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

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NAVSIGHT MARINE SERIES
Navsight Marine is a motion & navigation solution designed to ease Hydrographer’s tasks.

Several Models to Fit your Needs

Navsight is available as MRU, as INS with embedded GNSS, and as INS using your own GNSS receiver. The IMU enclosure could be surface (IP68) or waterproof (100 m depth).

Easy Configuration with the Web Interface

Configuration is easy with the intuitive web interface. The 3D view helps you to check your mechanical installation, sensor position, alignments, and lever arms.

Extensive Heave Calculation

Real-time heave is accurate to 5 cm, automatically adjusted to the wave frequency.The Delayed Heave computes a heave accurate

to 2 cm in real-time with a little delay.

Precise Time Protocol (PTP) & Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Navsight features a professional PTP (Precise Time Protocol) Grand Master Clock server as well as an NTP server. Synchronize several LiDAR and Cameras sensors over Ethernet to better than 1 microsecond.

Compact & cost-effective, Navsight Ekinox grade light and easy to set for portable sonar systems, making it ideal for Shallow Water applications.

Highly versatile, Navsight comes as a Motion Reference Unit (MRU), providing roll, pitch, and heave or as a full Navigation Solution with embedded tri-frequency receiver, or using an external GNSS receiver.

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:

Position:
Heave:

0.02° (RTK)
Up to 0.05° GNSS Heading  (4m baseline)

1.0 cm (depends on GNSS)

2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

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Highly Versatile, Navsight Apogee grade delivers the best performance under GNSS outages, making it ideal for challenging Shallow to Deepwater applications.

Ideal for all hydrographic applications

Navsight Apogee consists of an Apogee Inertial Measurement Unit connected to Navsight, a rugged processing unit embedding the fusion intelligence and the GNSS receiver (option).

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Roll, Pitch:
Heading:

Position:
Heave:

0.008
Up to 0.015° GNSS based

1.0 cm RTK/GNSS

2.5 cm delayed, 5 cm real-time

 

Horizon IMU brings Navsight to the most demanding environments such as highly dense areas, low dynamic surveys, and applications where only a single antenna can be used.

Horizon IMU is based on a closed-loop FOG technology which enables ultra-low bias and noise levels. It allows robust and consistent performance in harsh conditions

Roll, Pitch:
Heading:

Position:

0.007 (RTK)
Up to 0.01° GNSS based heading (single antenna)

1.0 cm (dpends on GNSS)

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QINERTIA SOFTWARE
Qinertia
The Next-generation INS/GNSS Post-processing Software
+ 8,000 Base Stations always up-to-date

After the mission, Qinertia gives access to offline GNSS data from more than 8,000 base stations located in 164 countries - and always up-to-date.

Tightly Coupled Post-processing

Advanced tight coupling algorithm has been designed by SBG Systems to deliver the highest accuracy and maximize RTK availability.

Virtual Base Station (VBS)

When you are far from a GNSS base station, Qinertia can automatically generate a Virtual Base Station (VBS). This VBS is created optimally for your trajectory in order to achieve the best position accuracy.

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Image geo-tagging for Photogrammetry

Qinertia simplifies the photogrammetry workflow by adding precise position and orientation to JPG images. All images can be previewed and easily edited before export. Qinertia accepts DJI P4 RTK native format and Matrice RTK with payload Zenmuse P1. Qinertia PPK software is fully compatible with RTK GNSS capable UAVs and photogrammetry suites including PIX4D, Agisoft, UAS Master, etc.

Qinertia CLI for Integrators

Create complex and automated workflows with the Qinertia Command Line Interface (CLI). Qinertia allows fast processing even for large logs thanks to modern 64-bit design, and is designed for integrators with pay-as-you-go licensing & cloud friendly API (Unix, Docker, JSON).

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Your Full-featured INS/GNSS Post-processing Solution

Qinertia PRO gives access to post-processing to all SBG sensors, in all applications/environments.

  • All SBG sensors and supported Third-party IMUs

  • All applications

  • All processing: INS/GNSS and GNSS Only

  • Photogrammetry: geotag image with precise position and orientation

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The economical solution for entry-level navigation

Qinertia LITE is an economical solution offered with the SBG Ellipse miniature inertial sensors.
Whether your survey is UAV or Car based, Qinertia improves trajectory and data analysis.

  • All Ellipse sensors

  • Land and air applications

  • All processing: INS/GNSS and GNSS Only

  • Photogrammetry: geotag image with precise position and orientation

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Static and Kinematic Post Processing

Qinertia GNSS Only allows the data post-processing from any GNSS receiver (through RINEX) and with binary files from Novatel, Septentrio, Trimble and Ublox.

  • All GNSS receivers

  • Static and Kinematic GNSS data processing only

  • Photogrammetry: geotag image with precise position and orientation

  • Upgradable at any time to a INS/GNSS processing license

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