Sensor Models


Model various sensors, including: IMU (accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer), GPS receivers, altimeters, radar, sonar, and IR. You can mimic environmental, channel, and sensor configurations by modifying parameters of the sensor models. For active sensors, you can also model the corresponding emitters and channels as separate objects.


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altimeterSensorAltimeter simulation model
gpsSensorGPS receiver simulation model
imuSensorIMU simulation model
accelparamsAccelerometer sensor parameters
gyroparamsGyroscope sensor parameters
magparamsMagnetometer sensor parameters
allanvarAllan variance
magcalMagnetometer calibration coefficients
irSensorGenerate infrared detections for tracking scenario
irSignatureInfrared platform signature
insSensorInertial navigation and GPS simulation model
monostaticRadarSensorGenerate radar detections for tracking scenario
radarChannelFree space propagation and reflection of radar signals
radarEmissionEmitted radar signal structure
radarEmitterRadar signals and interferences generator
radarSensorGenerate detections from radar emissions
rcsSignatureRadar cross-section pattern
sonarEmissionEmitted sonar signal structure
sonarEmitterAcoustic signals and interferences generator
sonarSensorGenerate detections from sonar emissions
tsSignatureTarget strength pattern
underwaterChannelPropagated and reflected sonar signals


Model IMU, GPS, and INS/GPS

Model combinations of inertial sensors and GPS

Introduction to Simulating IMU Measurements

This example shows how to simulate inertial measurement unit (IMU) measurements using the imuSensor System object.

Introduction to Tracking Scenario and Simulating Radar Detections

This example shows how to simulate the motion of targets in space using trackingScenario and how to generate synthetic radar detections using monostaticRadarSensor.

Remove Bias from Angular Velocity Measurement

This example shows how to remove gyroscope bias from an IMU using imufilter.

Read and Parse NMEA Data Directly From GPS Receiver

This example shows you how to read the data from a GPS receiver connected to a computer, and parse the National Marine Electronics Association(NMEA) data.

Featured Examples