An old defence adage that “time and money spent on reconnaissance is rarely wasted” is certainly true for ultimately choosing the best GNSS Sensor and/or IMU technologies for future demanding systems applications. What’s common across the GNSS Receiver market is the endless supply of good looking glossy product brochures promoted by large exuberant sales teams all claiming that their products have the highest performance and are best fit for any application. However, independent experienced field teams analysing the products and “scratching the surfaces” often reveal that many manufacturer’s claims are simply over stated or quite misleading.
Not all GNSS Receivers are the same.!!
Thus, for any high safety or integrity applications, it’s essential that careful analysis and comprehensive investigations are conducted on the different GNSS Sensors under consideration in the “real world” by experienced professionals. These experienced professionals typically need to have the: