BroadSim SPACE

BroadSim SPACE From Orolia Talen-X

Affordable Software-Defined GNSS Simulator For Orbital Trajectories and Space Models

PROBLEM:
You want to launch a satellite into space and test how it’s going to perform.

SOLUTION:
BroadSim SPACE (powered by Skydel). Supports ground-based LEO, MEO, GEO and beyond receiver trajectories. BroadSim SPACE carefully simulates the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) constellations, analyzing situations that can only occur in space, such as a vehicle out of the GNSS satellite antenna’s primary lobe. BroadSim SPACE simulates multiple constellations, including Galileo and GPS.

Why Choose BroadSim SPACE?

BroadSim SPACE is revolutionizing the GNSS industry because of its extraordinary flexibility, low cost and ability to achieve rapid development cycles. By leveraging Skydel’s 1000Hz SDX navigation engine and COTS radios, it can simulate multi-frequency GNSS signals at the same time, at a fraction of the cost of comparable simulators. BroadSim SPACE is unique in that it takes advantage of state-of-the-art RF commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware during processing and generates signal data using COTS graphics-processing unites (GPU). Its ability to generate multi-frequency and multi-constellation codes on a COTS system maximizes scalability, value and reduces time to market.

Specifications

  • 1000 Hz simulation iteration rate
  • Live sky time synchronization
  • High-end performance (precision, resolution, ultra-high dynamic motion)
  • Simulate hundreds of satellites in real-time, using off-the-shelf graphics cards (GPU)
  • Differential GNSS and multi-vehicle simulation (Real-Time Kinematics – RTK)
  • Comprehensive and intuitive API (Python, C# and C++ open source client)
  • Scalable and highly flexible architecture using software-defined radios
  • On-the-fly scenario reconfiguration
  • 6 DoF receiver trajectories

Resources

Title
Affordable Software-Defined GNSS Simulator Orbital Trajectories and Space Models
pdf - 2 MB—  May 25, 2018
Diagram of the BroadSim Controller's back panel.
pdf - 814 KB—  May 23, 2018
Diagram of the BroadSim Controller's front panel.
pdf - 805 KB—  May 23, 2018
Diagram of the BroadSim Generators's back panel.
pdf - 817 KB—  May 23, 2018

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