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JAVAD GNSS Receiver Card for SMIDS

SKU: PCB-0035

JAVAD GNSS Receiver Card for SMIDS

For use with the SMIDS GRACIE unit for decoding the data received from the Bow and Stern Antennae,

The direct connection between the antenna and GRACIE, the JAVAD receiver card will accept and decode data from GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo satellite constellations.

Tracking Features: Total 216 channels: all-in-view, GPS L1, GLONASS L1, Galileo E1, KFK WAAS/EGNOS (SBAS), BeiDou, Advanced Multipath Reduction, Fast acquisition channels, High accuracy velocity measurement, Almost unlimited altitude, and velocity

Data Features: Up to 100 Hz update rate for real-time position and raw data (code and carrier), 10 cm code phase and 1 mm carrier phase precision, Hardware Viterbi decoder, RTCM SC104 versions 2.x, and 3.x Input/Output, NMEA 0183 versions 2.x and 3.0 Output, Code Differential Rover, Code Differential Base, Geoid and Magnetic Variation models, RAIM, Different DATUMs support, Output of grid coordinates, GBAS Rover (GBAI)


The AMI Marine SMIDS is highly reliable. Also, it is a low-cost alternative to the doppler systems found on many vessels for docking and manoeuvring. ‘SMIDS’ uses the data received from GPS and GLONASS satellite technologies to accurately measure the vessel’s movement relative to the ground.


Navigating or manoeuvring in strong winds or currents and in confined waters requires great skill. It places severe demands on masters and pilots. Reliable and accurate data on ship movement is essential to maximise safety. Also, reduce the risk of structural damage to the ship and shore infrastructure. Also, to minimise the threat of accidental pollution.


Highly sensitive and accurate to 0.01knots, SMIDS will detect and display vessel movement instantly, often before it is visibly apparent. Therefore, ensuring vessel movement is precisely controlled and corrective action can be taken immediately. It is the perfect solution for large vessels. Especially those where bridge visibility is restricted, lightering, dredging, and for ships that frequently manoeuvre without tugs in adverse conditions.

The system is particularly valuable in difficult docking situations. Additionally, in poor weather conditions, the Doppler system would struggle to hold its accuracy due to pitch and roll issues, sea state, cavitation, and seabed disturbance. These can cause Doppler systems to report inaccurate readings.

SMIDS is the first fit system for many new vessel build projects. Consequently, it is installed in some of the most reputable shipyards worldwide.

From AMI Marine

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 17.00 × 14.00 × 12.00 cm