SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL) today announced immediate availability of Duro, a dual-frequency RTK GNSS receiver in a deployable enclosure. San Francisco-based Swift Navigation, a tech firm building GPS technology to power autonomous vehicles, teamed with Pittsburgh-based CRL – a manufacturer of robotic components and systems – to develop Duro, which an enclosed version of Swift Navigation's flagship Piksi Multi dual-frequency RTK GNSS receiver. The new product can be ordered at store.swiftnav.com.
Leveraging design and test standards from military and mining hardware, the GNSS sensor is protected against weather, moisture, vibration, dust, water immersion and EMI exposure typical of long-duration, harsh outdoor deployments. Duro is easy to deploy and is ready to connect right out of the box. Primary industries for this product include: Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Precision Agriculture, Mapping, Military, Outdoor Industrial and Maritime.
Features for users include:
- Dual-frequency RTK GNSS
- Tough, military-grade hardware
- IP67-rated enclosure with M12 standard-sealed connectors
- Raw IMU data stream output
- Future-proof hardware with in-field software upgrade capability
- Protected I/O, including RS232 Serial Ports, 100mbit Ethernet, Event Inputs, Pulse Per Second (PPS)
- Mounting accommodation for GPS antenna, further simplifying vehicle installation
- UV and chemical-resistant powder-coating
- All in a single package that can be to installed on any vehicle
Duro builds on Swift Navigation's mission to utilize real-time kinematics (RTK) technology to provide location solutions and incorporates Piksi Multi.
For more information, see the Duro Product Summary.