Altus Positioning Systems Acquired by Septentrio

Septentrio Satellite Navigation, Belgium, has announced the completion of the acquisition and integration of Altus Positioning Systems. The integrated company will continue to focus on developing emerging markets across the globe and increase advancements in the field of GIS. The acquisition brings capabilities and synergies in areas such as testing, manufacturing and delivery which will now be based from Septentrio’s corporate HQ.

Septentrio Satellite Navigation and Altus-PS started working together in 2007. The collaboration between the two companies has already resulted in a series of successful products such as the APS-NR2, APS-3 (photo), APS-U and APS-GeoPod. These are highly credited in field of surveying and GIS for providing essential accurate and reliable results and ease of operation that is changing the GIS market. The smart antenna products will form a product line in the Septentrio product portfolio.

Neil Vancans, formerly president of Altus-PS becomes vice president of Septentrio Americas.