What is NTRIP?

What is NTRIP?

"Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol," or NTRIP, is a protocol developed by the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy of Germany (BKG) that enables streaming of DGPS or RTK correction data via the internet.

There are three major parts to the NTRIP system: The NtripClient, the NtripServer, and the NtripCaster (Figure 1):

Figure 1: Schematic of a Ntrip network (Trimble, 2004).

Check out the BKG NTRIP Homepage for more information and for downloads.

For a more detailed summary of how NTRIP works, check out Trimble’s "Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol (NTRIP) - Application and Benefit in Modern Surveying Systems" (2004).

Article ID: 291
Created On: Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 9:19 PM
Last Updated On: Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 9:19 PM
Authored by: Beth Bartel [bartel@unavco.org]

Online URL: https://kb.unavco.org/kb/article/what-is-ntrip-291.html