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Racelogic announce a major breakthrough in Indoor Positioning

By [email protected] - 20th December 2019 - 12:53

Racelogic are launching a brand-new Indoor Positioning System, called VIPS, which is an advanced system for measuring real-time 3D position to an accuracy of ±2cm in areas where GPS is not available, making it an ideal tool for construction applications both indoors and in urban areas. The system has been designed for any application that requires accurate measurement and recording of 3D positioning and enables GPS based technologies to operate in GPS denied environments. VIPS consists of Fixed Ultra-Wideband (UWB) beacons which are placed around the perimeter of the operation area (e.g. floor plan of building or construction site), in known positions which have been manually surveyed using a handheld laser, Total Station or, if time is of the essence, a self-survey can also be performed. A fixed or hand-held receiver continuously communicates with the beacons and triangulates its position. This data is combined with the measurements from a highly accurate inertial measurement system, providing a real-time 3D position to within 2cm.