NexNav” - Industry’s First GNSS Sensor Awarded Under TSO-C145b
Redmond, WA - Spectralux and Accord Software & Systems of Bangalore, India, today announced that their jointly developed NexNav" GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) WAAS Class Beta-3 Sensor has received FAA TSO-C145b certification. It is the first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Class Beta-3 Sensor to certify under this new TSO.
"Today's TSO approval is a landmark event for Chelton Flight Systems, Eclipse Aviation and L3 Avionics Systems, among the first to select NexNav" WAAS Beta-3 Sensor, to meet their individual requirements," said Michael Burke, Spectralux President.
"The WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) Class Beta-3 Sensor brings significant value and
capability, including a wide range of applications to avionics and airframe manufacturers and to the entire aviation community" added J.M. Sundaresan, Managing Director of Accord Software & Systems.
NexNav" WAAS Class Beta-3 receiver card assemblies and LRUs (line replaceable units) form factors are key technologies enabling LPV (localizer performance with vertical guidance) approaches, ADS (automatic dependent surveillance) solutions, constant descent approaches and runway incursion solutions, leading the way for other advanced GNSS applications.
NexNav" is fully compliant with the new RTCA Minimum Operational Performance Standard, DO-229D.
NexNav" is a strategic partnership between Spectralux and Accord Software & Systems of Bangalore, India, which brings to market a family of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receivers and sensors for aircraft and avionics OEM companies. The NexNav" GNSS (USA GPS) combined with the Satellite Based Augmentation System (USA WAAS; European EGNOS, etc.) is a Class Beta-3 implementation, of which WAAS Class Beta-1 and -2 capabilities are inclusive. Spectralux provides manufacturing and manages product certification while Accord provides proprietary GNSS sensor technology, software design, development and testing. For more information about NexNav", visit www.nexnav.com.
Founded in 1973, Spectralux Corporation is one of the most dependable manufacturers of avionics solutions in the aerospace/defense industry. The company's proven industry-leading record of on-time delivery, quality, and support provides customers with the products and services they need, when they need them. For more information about Spectralux, visit www.spectralux.com.
Accord Software & Systems is a technology-oriented software and systems company with a focus in aerospace, GNSS, embedded, wireless and enterprise domains providing solutions and services to customers worldwide. Accord's GNSS receiver technology is currently used in various automotive and aerospace applications. Accord is a winner of the First National Award for Entrepreneurship from the President of India. For further information about Accord, visit www.accord-soft.com.