Honeywell heightens navigation accuracy to new industries

Long established as a key component within defense applications, navigation technology from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is now available to a wide range of new industries that can benefit from the advanced precision and performance of reliable, rugged and easy-to-install Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), the company said.

Since the mid-1990s, Honeywell has pioneered the development of IMUs and most recently launched the next phase in that technology´s growth — the HG4930. Honeywell´s newest offering applies the principles of reliability, dependability and performance from aerospace and defense, and tailors it for “straight out of the factory” integration and use in various nondefense and nonaerospace industrial applications.

These applications include autonomous vehicles, surveying and mapping, ground and underwater robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles, and gimble stabilization.

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