iXBlue launches fifth generation OCTANS

iXBlue is launching the fifth generation OCTANS navigation system. The new OCTANS is a gyrocompass and motion sensor that provides new and enhanced features, including IMO/ IMO-HSC certification and inertial navigation system product upgrade-path.

The fifth-generation OCTANS provides output for roll, pitch, true heading and rate of turn under challenging environments without the need for GPS/GNSS. It offers heading measurement accuracy of 0.05° Seclat and extending the capability to provide real-time accurate heave measurements for swells up to 30 sec. 

OCTANS targets diverse civil and defense marine applications including survey, dynamic positioning, motion monitoring, platform stabilization and safe robust navigation in GPS-absent applications such as tunneling and defense.

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