Interfacing an Xsens GNSS/INS With a GNSS Receiver

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Xsens MTi-680G GNSS-INSXsens has released an article detailing how to interface their MTi-670/680 GNSS-aided INS (inertial navigation system) with the Septentrio Mosaic-X5 GNSS receiver. The combination of Xsens’ GNSS-INS with the low-power multi-constellation GNSS receiver creates an ideal precise positioning and navigation solution for autonomous drones and robotic vehicles.

Read the full article on Xsens’ website here

The article includes:

  • An overview of the Septentrio Mosaic-X5 GNSS receiver and the format of its output messages
  • Details of the hardware interfacing required between the MTi-670/680 and the Mosaic-X5
  • Configuring the Septentrio Mosaic-X5, including the receiving of RTK correction messages
  • Configuring the MTi-670/680 GNSS/INS
  • How to use the timepulse signal to synchronize with UTC, GLONASS or the internal time

To find out more about how to interface Xsens’ MTi-670/680 GNSS-aided INS with a GNSS receiver for industrial robotics applications, read the full article on Xsens’ website.

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