Applanix Introduces POS MV System with Integrated Fugro Marinestar Capability for High Accuracy Hydrographic Surveying Everywhere
LONDON, March 13, 2012 – Applanix, a world leader in products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning, introduced today its POS MV™ system capable of receiving Fugro’s Marinestar positioning service.
By using the Marinestar positioning service, POS MV can deliver significant benefits:
The announcement was made today at Oceanology International 2012, the world's largest marine exhibition. Visit Applanix at booth J150.
The Marinestar positioning service from Fugro includes Marinestar GPS – a high performance, high-accuracy GPS augmentation service and Marinestar GNSS, a high performance augmentation service for both the GPS and GLONASS Navigation Satellite Systems. By integrating Marinestar capability, the POS MV can operate off shore and without reference stations, significantly expanding its operating environment.
“The Applanix POS MV is trusted throughout the hydrographic community to provide highly accurate position and orientation information for georeferencing multibeam sonar and vessel-borne LiDAR,” said Peter Stewart, Director of Marine Products at Applanix. “POS MV with Marinestar capability takes its performance to a new level and to new environments. By expanding the areas of operation, hydrographic surveyors can maximize the return of their investment in multibeam sonar and laser scanning hardware using the POS MV.”
The POS MV with Marinestar capability can be purchased through the Applanix global sales network. Subscription to the Marinestar service is available through Fugro. For more information, please visit www.applanix.com.
Applanix, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), develops, manufactures, sells and supports products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning. Applanix’ products and solutions are used in a variety of applications, including road profiling, GIS data acquisition, aerial surveying and mapping, railroad track maintenance and seafloor mapping. Established in 1991, Applanix supports its growing global customer base with exceptional service.
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