GNSS heading technology determines where an object is pointing with respect to true north on the horizontal plane (also referred to as yaw in Inertial Navigation System (INS) applications).

NovAtel's heading solutions are suited for many object pointing determination applications including:

Pointing applications

  • Satellite/communication antennas
  • Excavators/drills
  • Planes and boats

Accurate Relative Platform (relative vector determination)

  • Vehicle-to-vehicle
  • Helicopter landing
  • Automated ship docking systems


  • Real time and post-mission processed heading solutions
  • Offered in GPS or GNSS standalone systems and GPS/INS or GNSS/INS systems
  • User customizable output orientation frame
  • Output available in different formats