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Delivering High-Accuracy Positioning with GNSS

By Mike Ball / 05 May 2020

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Unmanned Systems Source, an online supplier of components, complete unmanned aerial system (UAS) and other products, has released an article detailing how to achieve high accuracy positioning with GNSS receivers for drones and unmanned vehicles.

Read the article on Unmanned Systems Source’s website here

The article provides details of:

  • Accuracy limitations due to GNSS satellites and the Earth’s atmosphere
  • Real Time Kinematic (RTK) error correction
  • Precise Point Positioning (PPP) error correction
  • Combining near-RTK accuracy and quick initialization times with the broadcast nature of PPP
  • GNSS corrections via subscription services

To gain the greatest possible accuracy from your GPS/GNSS receiver and achieve precise positioning for drones and unmanned vehicles, GNSS corrections need to be applied. To find out more about the best corrections technology for your application, read the full article on Unmanned Systems Source’s website.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact