Arduino compatible shield

Pozyx

Accurate positioning

The pozyx system offers

1

Localization

localization

With the use of ultra-wideband technology, it is possible to achieve indoor 3D positioning with centimeter accuracy.

2

Motion sensing

Motion sensing

Pozyx comes packed with accurate motion sensors such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer and a pressure sensor.

3

Communication

wireless Communication

The ultra-wideband technology provides wireless message communication that enables automation and communication for your (Arduino) projects.

4

Compatibility

Arduino compatibility

Pozyx can function by itself or as an Arduino shield. We provide an Arduino C library and a Python library with lots of examples and tutorials to make positioning super easy!

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Pozyx is already tracking thousands of people and objects in over 45 countries. Order your Pozyx system today and join the growing community!

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Ultra-wideband technology

The pozyx system is a hardware solution that provides accurate positioning and motion information. The systems consists of 5 modules, of which 4 anchors and one tag. In order to achieve a positioning accuracy of a few centimeters, the pozyx system relies on a novel wireless radio technology called ultra-wideband (UWB). The accuracy achieved with this ultra-wideband technology is several times better than traditional positioning systems based on WiFi, bluetooth, RFID or GPS signals. Furthermore, the signals can penetrate walls and make it suitable for indoor environments.

Some things you can do with pozyx:
  • Let your robot or drone navigate safely inside your house.
  • Let the environment respond to your presence.
  • Measure any distance, even through walls!
With 4 years of research experience and some recent developments in wireless UWB technology we are now able to deliver the best possible positioning system out there at an affordable price!
positioning accuracy

Features

Indoor ranging and 3D positioning

Ultra-wideband (UWB) technology is the key to accurate ranging an positioning. However, the UWB-module itself only provides accurate timestamps. We have implemented state-of-the art algorithms to obtain the most accurate range and positioning information.

Automatic anchor calibration

3D positioning requires at least 4 anchors to be within range (3 for 2D positioning). In general the position of these anchors must be known in advance. Our shield provides the feature to obtain the anchor positions with a single push of a button. No manual measuring required!

Remote control

With the use of ultra-wideband wireless technology, messages can be transmitted over the air. These messages can be text or user data, but also commands to control remote pozyx modules. We made it possible to remotely turn on LEDs, toggle pins, read out sensor data, and much more.

9-axis sensor fusion

Pozyx is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer. With these sensors it is possible to obtain the orientation of the device. However, separately these sensors all have their flaws. For example, the accelerometer is noisy and the gyroscope is biased. Together these flaws can be mitigated. Pozyx offers 9-axis sensor fusion (3 axes for every sensor) to get the best possible measurements.

Firmware updates

Our team keeps on working on the Pozyx system and we provide free firmware updates to fix issues, to improve positioning and to add new features. New firmwares can be uploaded easily and in no time using the USB interface.