Piksi GNSS Modules

Whether your project requires automated navigation on land, on the water, in the air or out of this world, Swift offers a centimeter-accurate RTK GNSS module to meet the specific needs of your application.

  • Piksi Multi GNSS Module

    Piksi Multi is a multi-band, multi-constellation, centimeter-accurate RTK GNSS receiver that supports GPS L1/L2 and is hardware-ready for GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1/E5b, QZSS L1/L2 and SBAS.

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  • Piksi Space GNSS Module

    The Piksi Space GNSS Module is a L1 RTK GPS receiver with a small form factor, fast position solution update rate and low power consumption and is specifically designed for LEO space and CubeSat applications.

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  • Piksi GNSS Module

    Swift’s original Piksi L1 RTK GPS module defined a new category of GNSS systems as the industry’s first low-cost high-accuracy RTK receiver.

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Feature Piksi Multi Piksi Piksi Space
Accuracy 2 cm 2 cm 40 m
RTK Convergence Seconds Minutes N/A
Reliability Robust in both open sky and mixed environments with challenging conditions Operates best in open sky conditions Navigates in orbit
Openness Open Linux SDK Open source RTK filter Open source navigation
Evaluation & Integration Professional Piksi Multi Evaluation Kit Entry-level Piksi
Evaluation Kit
Custom Integration
Frequencies Multi-band Single-band Single-band
Constellations GPS L1/L2

Hardware ready for GLONASS G1/G2
BeiDou B1/B2
Galileo E1/E5b
QZSS
SBAS
GPS L1 GPS L1
Form Factor Industry pin-compatible form factor for drop in replacements Unique form factor for DIY applications Suitable for space applications
Additional Hardware On-board MEMS IMU
+
Magnetometer for advanced sensor fusion applications
None None
Architecture Xilinx Zynq® processor with an FPGA and dual-core ARM® Cortex®-A9 processors Single core microprocessor with an FPGA Single core microprocessor with an FPGA
+
Special firmware optimized for space and LEO applications
Single Unit Pricing $595 $495 $2,995
Application Piksi Multi Piksi Piksi Space
Autonomous
Vehicle Guidance
X
Robotics
(General)
X X
Robotics
(Industrial)
X
UAV
(General)
X X
UAV
(Industrial, Survey, Inspection)
X
Precision Agriculture X
Survey & Control X
Marine Precision Positioning
(Near or Offshore, Inland, Waterways, Lakes, etc.)
X X
Vehicle Asset Tracking X X
GPS / GNSS Research X X
GNSS Reference Engine X
Space Applications
(LEO, MEO)
X
High Altitude Atmospheric
(Near Earth Ops)
X