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AUVSI 2017: Swift Navigation, Carnegie Robotics reveal Duro

11th May 2017 - 22:00 GMT | by Karima Thibou in Dallas


San Francisco-based startup company Swift Navigation, who partnered with Carnegie Robotics, unveiled their Duro GNSS receiver at AUVSI's Xponential.

Duro has been described as a ruggedised version of Swift Navigation's Piksi Multi GNSS receiver and is designed for both the military and commercial and markets, primary industries for this product include: robotics, precision agriculture, mapping and maritime. The system weighs 1.5kg compared to the Piksi Multi which physically weighs 20g.

Speaking to Shephard Akshay Bandiwdekar, Swift Navigation's product manager, described Duro as 'the Piksi Multi in a rugged box' with the addition of electronic modules and IO interfaces added …

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