SBG Systems’ Ellipse 2 Micro Series Inertial Sensors Designed for High-Performance, Volume Projects

The Ellipse 2 Micro Series from SBG Systems. Photo: SBG Systems.

The Ellipse 2 Micro Series from SBG Systems is a new product range reducing size and cost of high performance inertial sensors for volume projects. The Ellipse 2 Micro Series is available as an inertial measurement unit (IMU), or as an Attitude & Heading Reference System (AHRS) or inertial navigation system (INS) running an Extended Kalman Filter.

“With the Ellipse 2 Micro Series, integrators benefit from SBG Systems’ high expertise in motion sensing and positioning in the smallest package,” said Alexis Guinamard, CTO of SBG Systems.

Topcon: next level precision

It is designed to provide high accuracy for volume projects with benefits that include:
• Industrial Grade – comes with a 2-year warranty
• Cost-effective – designed for volume projects
• High Quality IMU – calibrated in Dynamics and Temperature
• High Performance – 0.1° Roll and Pitch (AHRS & INS models)
• Lightweight – 10 grams
• 5 centimeter Real-time Heave (AHRS & INS models)
• Connection to external GNSS and Odometer (INS model)

Available in three models to best fit users’ project requirements:
• Ellipse 2 Micro IMU is an Inertial Measurement Unit. It embeds 3 gyroscopes, 3 accelerometers,3 magnetometers and a temperature sensor.
• Ellipse 2 Micro AHRS additionally runs an Extended Kalman Filter to provide Roll, Pitch, Heading, and Heave.
• Ellipse 2 Micro INS additionally connects to a GNSS receiver and an odometer for navigation.

Applications for the Ellipse 2 Micro Series include marine, land and aerospace.
Marine: The only Micro sensor to provide a 5 centimeter Heave, automatically adjusted to the wave period; Fusion with GNSS receiver for a robust position and heave in all conditions. Land: Fusion with GNSS receiver and Odometer for a robust position in all conditions (forest, tunnel, urban canyons, etc.); Specific motion algorithms dedicated to land vehicle; CAN Protocol. Aerospace: Calibrated from -40 to +85°C for a constant behavior in all environment; High Resistance to shock and vibrations (< 2 000g ); Fusion with GNSS receiver for a high accuracy position and heading.