• Custom Solutions from Pixhawk Integration, an Open Source Flight Controller

    Inertial Labs proudly announces the new Pixhawk 2.1 integration with Inertial Labs’ INS-P. Operating on the Ardupilot firmware, this complete open source autopilot solution can be fully customized for use across a wide variety of applications in addition to search and rescue adaptations.
  • Providing Actionable LiDAR Point Cloud Deliverables and the Inertial Labs RESEPI

    A LiDAR point cloud is a collection of millions (even billions) of points that is used to accurately map an environment in a way similarly to how a pointillism painting creates a picture. Each of these points have a location in a known coordinate system (local or global), along with a value for...
  • Quality and Quantity — A Detailed Look at the Inertial Labs Kernel-100

    The Kernel-100 is a compact and lightweight Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and Digital Tilt Sensor (DTS) that consists of precision tri-axis MEMS accelerometers and tri-axis MEMS gyroscopes. This industrial grade IMU measures linear accelerations and angular rates with low noise and good...
  • The Inertial Labs miniAHRS and Directional Surveillance

    A directional survey is a survey method that can be used to map a variety of underground drilling applications. Directional surveys are used to map a planned underground route by using aiding data provided from any combination of directional survey stations. Directional survey stations serve as...
  • The Inertial Labs INS-D-OEM with Spoofing Protection

    Satellite constellations use RF signals to transmit information to GNSS receivers. These signals contain information on the satellite ephemeris, clock bias parameters, almanac, satellite health status and other information. Receivers use these signals to compute position (and timing) information...
  • Magnetometers Calibrations and the Inertial Labs INS-P

    Magnetometers measure the direction, strength, or relative change of a magnetic field at a particular location. Though phonetically complex, magnetometers can be common devices used in everyday life such as compasses and metal detectors. In general, there are two basic types of survey...
  • Point Cloud Generation for Mapping and Scanning Industries Using the INS-B

    A point cloud is created by scanning an area with a 3D Laser Scanner. This scan is then imported into post-processing software (unless desired accuracy is obtained in real-time) where errors are removed. After processing the data, modeling software is used where the clouds can either be...
  • GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for Remote Sensing

    The latest progress in laser and microprocessor technologies have ignited an emerging generation of affordable and compact mapping solutions which are being employed by a number of businesses across industries including construction, agriculture, surveying, mining, and more. Nowadays remote...
  • Embention Partners with Inertial Labs to Supply Complete Autopilot Payload Solution

    Embention began investigating Inertial Labs as a supplier for inertial measurement units (IMU) or attitude and heading reference systems (AHRS) in 2013. Their developing project would involve integrating such sensors with targeted munition rounds specifically designed for controlling and...
  • Utilizing Methods of Precision Agriculture to Create a Sustainable Tomorrow

    Precision Agriculture is one of the most used cases of autonomy in this century. Recent reports show that by the year 2025, Precision Agriculture is expected to grow to become a 43.4-billion-dollar industry worldwide(1). For an industry that didn’t begin gaining traction until the 1990’s, it’s...
  • Affordable and Hassle-Free Solutions for Obsolete Sensors

    Companies that adopted the first microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometers and inertial measurement sensors in the 1990s have struggled to find affordable solutions to replace sensors that have been discontinued due to the advent of newer technologies. Although the newer generations of...
  • Compact and cost-effective GPS-Aided INS for Satcom connectivity during Beyond Line-Of-Sight (BLOS)

    With ubiquitous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) getting adopted into a constantly increasing number of civil and military applications, operation capabilities are getting more sophisticated. Needs now extend further than just operating Beyond the Line Of Sight (BLOS). Remote operations for...
  • Marine Navigation and the Development of the Motion Reference Unit

    Today’s marine navigation equipment must be robust, versatile and built for long term usage With the marine industry being exceptionally tight on time constraints, money and man power all components that go into voyages, testing, and navigation must minimize error at all cost...
  • Twenty Years in the Making: The Inertial Labs Robust and Modular Kalman Filter

    Sensor fusion plays a large role in any device that is attempting to product estimated, quantifiable data. Sensor fusion is the ability to bring together inputs from multiple sensors to producer a single model whose result is more accurate than that of a the individual inputs alone. There are...
  • U.S. Air Force Antenna Reference Unit employs Inertial Labs AHRS

    A shift towards a new generation of advanced Command Post Terminals (CPT) is happening gradually on several frontiers. This new generation, known as the Family of Advanced Beyond-Line-of- Sight Terminals (FAB-T) is expanding upon existing foundations by adding new software and hardware. The...
  • How Drones are Transforming Construction and Infrastructure Inspection

    Ensuring our infrastructure is running, and our job and construction sites are safe should be a top priority. However, the maintenance and inspections needed is inherently dangerous and often time-consuming and repetitive, making drones instrumental and valuable tools. Drones can capture all...
  • Inertial Labs Direct Georeferencing for Phootogrammetry

    Aerial Photogrammetric analysis may be applied to a single image or high-speed imagery and remote sensing to detect, measure and record complex 3D motion fields. This is done by feeding measurements and image analysis into computational models that estimate the relative motions and positions...
  • Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) Supports Data Input From External GNSS Receivers

    Since its first release, the Inertial Labs Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) has continued to develop and improve in its performance as well as its integration abilities. The newest addition, the AHRS-II-P, is a compact, lightweight, and affordable solution both as a standalone...