7.08.14 firmware release announced

22 November 2022

Hexagon | NovAtel is pleased to announce the general release of 7.08.14 firmware enabling global RTK From the Sky technology enhancements on all NovAtel platforms compatible with our TerraStar and Oceanix Correction Services. 

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division’s RTK From the Sky technology delivers the fastest, most reliable PPP corrections worldwide with 99.999% availability, centimetre-level accuracy and convergence as fast as three minutes. The 7.08.14 firmware release integrates this RTK From the Sky technology into OEM7 platforms for use with a TerraStar-C PRO subscription or Oceanix subscription.  

Support for global RTK From the Sky technology was initially released in 7.08.10. These latest enhancements are now available on all OEM7* cards and enclosures including the OEM7720, OEM7600, OEM7500 cards and PwrPak7D, CPT7 enclosures.

The 7.08.14 release includes: 

  • Oceanix enhancements with global RTK From the Sky technology, delivering improved signal tracking and faster convergence and recovery 
  • TerraStar-C PRO enhancements with global RTK From the Sky technology, now support on all OEM7 hardware
  • Enhancements when tracking the modernised BeiDou and Galileo signals  

A complete listing of all changes is available in the “What’s New” document included with the firmware download. 

To download the 7.08.14 firmware update for your specific platform, please visit: https://novatel.com/support/support-materials/firmware-download 

Learn more about RTK From the Sky technology at: https://hexagon.com/company/divisions/autonomy-and-positioning/rtk-from-sky

Please contact your local sales representative for more information on NovAtel products and the latest firmware. A complete list of NovAtel dealers is available at https://novatel.com/contactus/dealer-network  

* 7.08.14 release is not for precision agriculture applications; 7.08.14 is not supported on NovAtel SMART antenna products.