AsteRx-U3: ruggedized GNSS receiver for demanding applications

by | Apr 25, 2022

Leuven, Belgium – Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, announces today the launch of AsteRx-U3, which is the successor of the popular AsteRx-U multi-frequency GNSS receiver for construction, mining and other machine control applications. This new product combines Septentrio's latest triple-band precise positioning GNSS core with extended wireless communication features including Wi-Fi, UHF and 4G LTE. The versatile connectivity features of this receiver make it easy to fit it into any control system and enable simple and cost-effective overall design.

We are excited to introduce AsteRx-U3 to the market of industrial automation. Its advanced connectivity package offers manufacturers and integrators access to reliable high-accuracy positioning in a system which is versatile, easy to use and integrate, said Silviu Taujan, Product Manager at Septentrio.

This receiver offers a unique feature, a guaranteed low latency of under 10 msec and a high data rate, which allows machines to work with rapid as well as accurate movements. An IP68-rated housing of AsteRx-U3 with fixing brackets and robust M12 connectors ensures a quick and reliable installation. For more information about AsteRx-U3 or other Septentrio products please contact the Septentrio team.

 

* Global Navigation Satellite System including the American GPS, European Galileo, Russian GLONASS, Chinese BeiDou, Japan's QZSS and India's NavIC. These satellite constellations broadcast positioning information to receivers which use it to calculate their absolute position.

 

About Septentrio:

Septentrio designs and manufactures multi-frequency multi-constellation GPS/GNSS positioning technology for demanding applications. Reliable centimeter-level positioning enables machine automation improving efficiency and safety. Septentrio provides positioning solutions for industrial applications such as robotics, construction, survey and mapping, maritime, logistics and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Septentrio has its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium and has a world-wide presence with offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai, Seoul and Yokohama as well as numerous partners around the world. To learn more about Septentrio and its products, visit septentrio.com .

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