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March 13, 2018
Septentrio Announces Special Version of AsteRx-U MARINE Receiver Dedicated to Fugro Marinestar Support

Leuven, Belgium - 13 March 2018 – Septentrio, announced today at Oceanology International in London, an additional version of its AsteRx-U MARINE receiver with support for the Fugro Marinestar service. The AsteRx-U MARINE with Fugro Marinestar PPP support will be available from June.

By incorporating Fugro Marinestar - satellite-based positioning services that make use of GPS, Glonass, Galileo and BeiDou - the AsteRx-U MARINE can deliver sub-decimetre accuracy at any global location. Continuity of operation is guaranteed by correction transmission over nine overlapping beams. To complement the standard satellite broadcast delivery channels, internet delivery is also available using Ntrip (Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol).

‘The AsteRx-U MARINE has already established itself as receiver of choice for users requiring highly precise and reliable positioning offshore. Now, with an additional version dedicated to FUGRO Marinestar PPP it has moved further ahead of the field offering even greater flexibility to offshore users,’ said Chris Lowet, Product Manager at Septentrio.

The AsteRx-U MARINE together with Fugro Marinestar requires no additional hardware to provide precise and reliable quad-constellation PPP positioning for offshore application such as dredging, marine construction, navy, hydrographic, wind farm and oceanographic research. 

About Septentrio:

Septentrio designs and manufactures high-precision, multi-frequency, multi-constellation GPS/GNSS equipment that excel in demanding applications. Septentrio products are used in a wide variety of industries including marine, construction, agriculture, survey and mapping, geographic information systems (GIS) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Septentrio receivers deliver consistently accurate and precise GNSS positioning scalable to centimetre-level. Septentrio receivers are available as OEM boards, housed receivers and smart antennas.

Septentrio is committed to providing products that are easy to use and straightforward to integrate into existing setups and workflows. A team of experienced application engineers are on hand to assist users globally at every step of their integration journey and for the lifetime of the product afterwards. Septentrio is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has offices in Torrance, California, Shanghai and Tokyo as well as partners around the world. To learn more about Septentrio and its products, visit:

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