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Swift Binary Protocol

The Swift Navigation Binary Protocol (SBP) is a fast, simple, and minimal overhead binary protocol for communicating with Swift Navigation devices. It is the native binary protocol used by the Swift Navigation GNSS receivers to transmit solutions, observations, status and debugging messages, as well as receive commands and data from the host system, such as differential corrections and settings.

Piksi Multi and Duro SBP Specifications:

Piksi Multi / Duro Firmware Version SBP Version SBP Manual
2.3.17 2.6.3 SBP v2.6.3
2.2.17 2.4.7 SBP v2.4.7
2.1.14 2.4.1 SBP v2.4.1
2.0.0 2.4.0 SBP v2.4.0
1.5.12 2.3.15 SBP v2.3.15
1.4.10 2.3.10 SBP v2.3.10
1.3.10 2.3.1 SBP v2.3.1
1.2.14 2.2.15 SBP v2.2.15
1.1.27 2.2.1 SBP v2.2.1
1.0.11 2.1.6 SBP v2.1.6

Piksi v2 SBP Specifications:

Piksi v2 Firmware Version SBP Version SBP Manual
0.21 0.52.4 SBP v0.52.4

Libsbp Source Code and Examples:

Swift Navigation provides language bindings in a variety of program languages to jump start integration projects with the communication protocol including C, Python, Java, Javascript, and Haskell.  Libsbp is open source and available on Github at https://github.com/swift-nav/libsbp. Whether from a package repository or the source, make sure to checkout or install the version of the SBP source code that corresponds with your hardware and firmware version as noted above.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2019 08:25AM PDT
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