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March 12th, 2019: Waypoint 8.80 Released

Filed under: Products

Novatel’s Waypoint 8.80 is now available. This new version includes Inertial Explorer, GrafNav/GrafNet, and Inertial Explorer Express. All Waypoint users with current PCS (Post Contractual Support) will be eligible for this new version.

Key New Features

  • TerraStar-NRT option that provides high-rate precise satellite orbit and clock corrections for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS systems. These are typically available within minutes for quicker workflow.
  • Option to choose L1/L2 or L1/L5 frequencies for solutions.
  • Better accuracy for pedestrian and vehicle applications
  • 64-bit support for quicker processing


  • ARTK has been updated to OM7Mx0400RN to ensure benefit from all improvements implemented in the real-time RTK engine
  • Third frequency band (GPS L5, BeiDou B3, Galileo E5A, QZSS L5) can be used as replacement for GPS L2, BeiDou B2, Galileo, E5b, QZSS L2C
  • Number of satellite supported increased to 40
  • Some quality metrics are displayed when using Compute from PPP


  • Local License Manager now stores the most recent five Activation IDs for easy recall.
  • When setting base station positions using Favorites, the user can now specify the epoch to move the coordinates to
  • Sky Plot handles up to 100 satellites


  • Support for RANGECMP_1B added
  • Support for PDPPOS and PPPPOS
  • Support for Galileo E6 and GLONASS L3
  • Support for u-blox F9P receivers
  • Support for BeiDou and Galileo ephemerides to Septentrio converter

To request more information or to get your 8.80 version license, please contact us.