Inertial Sensors Shrink In Size And Cost

SBG Systems releases the Ellipse 2 Micro Series, a product range that the company claims will reduce the size and cost of high performance inertial sensors for volume projects. Ellipse 2 Micro Series is available as an IMU, or as an AHRS or INS running an Extended Kalman Filter.


Micro IMU Calibrated from -40° to 85°C


Combining state-of-the-art MEMS-based gyroscopes, accelerometers, and magnetometers, the new Ellipse 2 Micro Series is establishing new standards in micro MEMS IMU accuracy and reliability. Following the extensive SBG production process, the Ellipse 2 Micro Series is fully calibrated in temperature to eliminate measurement errors such as sensor bias, gain, linearity, alignment, and g-sensitivity to provide a constant behavior in all conditions. The high-quality Ellipse 2 Micro benefits from a two-year warranty.


10-gram Ellipse2 Micro


Weighting only 10 grams, the Ellipse 2 Micro provides a 0.1° accurate attitude and connects to external GNSS for navigation, offering a significant weight/performance ratio.


 Automotive Navigation When You Cannot Rely on GNSS


Ellipse 2 Micro Series provides reliable navigation data when connected to an external GNSS receiver. The Ellipse2 Micro INS fuses in real-time inertial and GNSS information to maintain the vehicle position. For automotive projects, the inertial sensor comes with CAN protocol and connects to odometer for higher performance in harsh environments (tunnel, urban canyons, etc.).


Marine - Smallest Inertial Sensor to Provide Advanced Heave Feature


The Ellipse 2 Micro is the smallest sensor to provide Heave which automatically adjusts to the wave frequency. With accurate orientation, navigation, and heave features, Ellipse 2 Micro Series is a remarkable sensor for motion monitoring, wave measurement, stabilization and orientation of onboard equipment (camera, antennas, side-scan echo sounders, etc.).


Unmanned Systems - Best SWaP for Unmanned Systems Orientation and Position


Ellipse 2 Micro allegedly provides the best Size-Weight-and-Performance ratio (SWaP) for unmanned system navigation and payload stabilization (cameras, radar, antennas, or LiDAR). UAV integrators will appreciate Ellipse 2 Micro consistent behavior in all weathers while UGV designers will enjoy the robust trajectory provided in real-time with the CAN protocol. USVs designers will benefit from the unique additional heave accurate to 5 cm.


All SBG Systems’ Ellipse 2 Micro models are available now. For more information, checkout the Ellipse 2 Micro Series product page.

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