Application Notes

Understanding GPS/GNSS RTK Technology
Comparison : Standard GPS/GNSS Receiver vs RTK GPS/GNSS System Standard GPS/GNSS Receiver RTK GPS/GNSS System Number of Receivers One : Roving Rec...
Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 9:03 AM
GNSS RTK Use Cases and Applications
This article highlights the most common modes and example use cases using GNSS RTK technology provided by Swift Navigation.  Typical Modes of Operation ...
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 4:37 PM
Using Ethernet on Piksi Multi and Duro
Ethernet provides a high-bandwidth option for communicating with your Swift Navigation device. This article demonstrates how to configure and validate Ether...
Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Piksi Tools User Guide
Swift Navigation provides command line utilities both in the form of Python 3 scripts or Windows executables for common receiver tasks through its open sour...
Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 1:01 PM
Installing Swift Console
Overview Swift Console is a Graphic User Interface (GUI) program that provides visual representation of what is happening inside Swift Navigation GNSS rece...
Wed, Jul 13, 2022 at 8:30 PM
Installing USB to Serial Adapter Drivers
Overview An RS-232 serial interface is required to program FreeWave radios used in the Piksi® Multi Evaluation Kit and it can be also used to receive and s...
Sun, Jul 10, 2022 at 12:42 PM
Powering Piksi Multi
Caution: Piksi Multi uses a powerful processor that can generate a significant amount of heat. Use caution when handling the board, as components may reach ...
Sun, Jul 10, 2022 at 2:57 PM
Connecting to Piksi Multi - USB to Serial Adapter
The USB to Serial Adapter from the Piksi® Multi Evaluation Kit can be used to communicate with Piksi Multi via the RS2323 ports on the Evaluation Board. ...
Wed, Jul 13, 2022 at 10:38 PM
Using Simulation Mode
This can be done indoors and does not require an Internet connection. Overview Simulation mode enables you to become familiar with the Swift Console op...
Wed, Jul 13, 2022 at 9:06 PM
FreeWave Radio Basic Configuration
Overview Swift Navigation distributes FreeWave 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz radios for use during evaluation of our GNSS receivers. Those radios need to be properly ...
Sun, Jul 10, 2022 at 2:59 PM