Trimble Integrated Technologies, a division of Trimble Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-precision positioning and mapping solutions for UAVs, drones and other robotic systems such as unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).
Our products and solutions utilize a start-to-finish approach that enables unmanned systems integrators and OEMs to take advantage of a complete technology package that provides robust precision accuracy and fully streamlined integration into any application.
Trimble’s cutting-edge GNSS receiver technology is easy to integrate into a wide variety of robotic platforms, reducing development effort and time to market. Trimble’s robust centimeter-level, real time kinematic (RTK) positioning is achieved through the combination of multi-frequency GNSS full triple-frequency support of all available GNSS satellite constellations, and onboard inertial sensors. By integrating inertial sensors directly into our GNSS modules, we provide users with more robust performance in a variety of challenging environments, such as urban canyons, tunnels, heavy canopy or other GNSS-denied environments.
Trimble Integrated Technologies’ multi-constellation GNSS products are ideal for providing highly accurate position and orientation data to a wide variety of unmanned systems and autonomous vehicle applications, including autonomous navigation, agriculture, survey & mapping, marine, construction, mining and aviation.
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OEM RTK GNSS Receivers
Trimble GNSS receivers offer reliable centimeter-level positioning to OEMs and system integrators, and are ideal for the demanding requirements of unmanned and autonomous vehicles.
Trimble BD940 Triple Frequency GNSS Receiver
Centimeter level position accuracy for drones and robotics
The Trimble BD940 is a triple-frequency GNSS receiver that delivers fast, dependable RTK and RTX initializations for centimeter-level positioning of drones and autonomous vehicles. It packs flexible interfacing and rugged reliability into a very small form factor, EMI-shielded module.
The reduced-emission design speeds compliance certification and time to market.
Triple frequency GNSS receiver with integrated INS
The Trimble BD940-INS module tightly integrates a triple-frequency GNSS receiver with state-of-the-art inertial sensing technology to provide continuous centimeter-level accuracy for SWaP-conscious unmanned systems designs.
Robust high-accuracy position data is outputted in all manner of challenging GNSS-denied environments, without the need for a base station.
The Trimble BD990 receiver provides high-performance triple-frequency operation on all GNSS constellations. As the number of satellites in the constellations grows, the future-proofed BD990 is ready to take advantage of the additional signals, delivering the quickest and most reliable RTK initializations for centimeter-level positioning.
The Trimble BD992 GNSS receiver is a single-board solution for precise position and heading, utilising a dual-antenna configuration to more accurately determine where the antenna is positioned relative to the vehicle and object of interest, even in low-dynamics situations.
The Trimble BD992-INS tightly integrates the GNSS functionality of the dual-antenna BD992 system with the latest in inertial sensing technologies, providing a robust navigation system that supports position and orientation output for UAVs and drones at high update rates. The BD992-INS provides continuous positioning even in challenging GNSS-denied environments.
Lightweight, dual-frequency receiver for precise Heading + Pitch/Roll
The Trimble MB-Two is an OEM receiver module that uses the latest GNSS design innovations to provide simultaneous RTK/PPP and heading capabilities with centimeter-level accuracy. The system allows a wide range of option-upgradable GNSS configurations from single antenna/frequency (GPS) to dual antenna/frequency (GPS, QZSS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo).
The next-generation hardware provides low power consumption in a compact form factor ideal for space-constrained unmanned vehicles and robotics.
Two MB-Two modules can be easily connected to each other to build a Precise Platform Positioning module (no firmware upgrade required), utilizing up to four dual-band GNSS antennas for multisensory raw data output, precise position and attitude simultaneously.
Trimble OEM multi-channel, multi-frequency GNSS receiver enclosures provide real-time, centimeter-level positioning and precise heading for unmanned and autonomous applications.
Trimble BX940 Rugged GNSS Enclosure
Triple frequency receiver with integrated INS
The Trimble BX940 packages a single BD940-INS receiver module inside a rugged IP67-sealed enclosure, rigorously tested to withstand the harshest of environmental conditions. The multi-constellation GNSS-Inertial package is designed for easy integration into UAVs, drones and other unmanned vehicles, and is also ideal for use as a GNSS DGPS/RTK base station.
The rugged Trimble BX992 enclosure, based on the BD992-INS dual antenna system, features powerful integrated GNSS and inertial navigation in an environmentally-sealed enclosure built to withstand harsh environments.
Supporting triple frequency operation for the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo constellations, it provides rapid reliable RTK initializations for centimeter-level positioning applications, as well as high-accuracy GNSS/DGNSS positioning in challenging environments such as urban canyons.
Rugged & compact, offering centimeter 3D position, heading, pitch & roll
Powered by two MB-Two GNSS receiver boards, the rugged Trimble ABX-Two delivers drift-free absolute attitude determination and real time positioning. It provides precise heading, pitch and roll along with 3D position up to centimeter-level accuracy, and is an ideal solution for a wide variety of aerial, marine and ground-based unmanned vehicles.
The GNSS engine utilizes over-the-air satellite corrections via embedded L-Band hardware to achieve centimeter/decimeter PPP accuracy levels with Trimble RTX corrections. Worldwide inland availability of RTX corrections allows the ABX-Two to deliver centimeter-level positioning without the need for a dedicated base station.
Precise, reliable sub-meter real-time position accuracy is vital for the safe and efficient navigation of UAVs and other unmanned vehicles, while orientation data is essential for accurate control. Trimble’s high-performance OEM position and orientation GNSS modules enable applications such as swarming, station keeping, precision mapping and precision landing.
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High-accuracy and precise positioning technology is essential for UAVs, autonomous vehicles and robotic applications. Trimble’s OEM GNSS product portfolio consists of high performance code and carrier phase GNSS receivers which are capable of RTK (Real Time Kinematic) operation. A variety of positioning modes are available, depending on the requirements of your application.
Trimble also offer a range of high-performance multi-band GNSS antennas, designed to support high accuracy air, land and marine applications.