(Maynard, MA), November 14, 2006 – True North Technologies has announced that its Revolution GS Electronic Compass has been named one of Sensors Magazine’s Top 50 Products for 2006. The Top 50 Special Feature, appearing in the November 2006 issue of Sensors, lists editors’ selections of the products that they found to be the most interesting for the year.
The Revolution™ GS is a strap-down electronic compass designed specifically for commercial, industrial, and military users requiring high accuracy, repeatability, and low power consumption in dynamic environments. The Revolution GS is similar to True North’s standard Revolution compass but adds two MEMS rate gyros to stabilize pitch and roll measurements.
“The Revolution GS has been an important step forward for our electronic compass product line,” said David E. Pheifer, President of True North Technologies. He added, “It’s nice to see it get recognition from such a credible source.”
True North Technologies develops and manufactures products for marine, air, and land-based applications with a concentration in electronic compassing. True North is also a Microchip® Consultant specializing in designs utilizing Microchip Technologies’ PIC 16/17/18 micro-controllers. The company was founded in 1993 and is located in historic Clock Tower Place in Maynard, MA, the original home of Digital Equipment Corporation.