Accord Technology Takes NexNav GPS WAAS/SBAS Detect and Avoid Solution to AUVSI's Unmanned Systems Convention

August 12, 2013 – Phoenix, AZ – Accord Technology, LLC is exhibiting (#4226) for the first time at this year’s AUVSI Unmanned Systems annual convention in Washington D.C. August 12-15, 2013.  

Well known for its certified, fully US FAA ADS-B fully compliant GPS WAAS/SBAS Sensors and Receivers for NextGen solutions in the airline, business and general aviation industries, Accord Technology’s NexNav products are debuting at the AUSVI convention to introduce the unmanned industry to its capabilities of enabling fully FAA compliant GPS for Detect and Avoid. This includes OEM circuit card assembly receivers the size of a credit card as well as line replaceable sensor units. 

“We are excited to be exhibiting at this show and I believe our NexNav products will fill a niche that the unmanned aircraft need,” commented Hal Adams, Chief Operating Officer for Accord Technology, LLC. “Our NexNav product already meets FAA requirements and us currently flying on many manned platforms as well as on EU UAS platforms now. I look forward to talking with attendees about the Detect and Avoid GPS solution NexNav can provide them.”

Accord Technology received TSO-C145c for its NexNav mini in 2010 and fully qualified as GPS source per the US FAA ADS-B Advisory Circular 20-165. Unmatched by any other sensor, the NexNav mini GPS technology was the first GPS WAAS sensor to be authorized US FAA TSO-C145c WAAS Class Beta-1 ONLY. The NexNav mini solution is a market-breaking hybrid of automotive technology and aviation requirements providing an affordable solution for ADS-B GPS source.

About NexNav

The Accord Technology NexNav product line revolves around two key receivers, NexNav mini and NexNav MAX. The receivers are at the heart of embedded customer solutions whether as a Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) or embedded in the Line Replacement Unit (LRU) as a stand-alone GPS solution.  NexNav mini was the industry’s first GPS receiver and sensor qualified to fully support the known worldwide and U.S. FAA ADS-B GPS source requirements The NexNav mini and MAX are compatible with EGNOS, GAGAN and other Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) to the extent they are is compatible with WAAS.

About Accord Technology

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Accord Technology LLC is a joint venture of Accord Software & Systems Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India, and AvValues LLC of Phoenix, Arizona that delivers technically advanced and affordable GPS solutions. Accord leverages their proven Global Navigation Satellite Systems knowledge and experience employed in the development of the first GPS sensor to be authorized US FAA TSO-C145c. Accord Technology LLC is the design authority and is responsible for the manufacturing, certification, support, administration and business development associated with this civil aviation GNSS business.