Autonomous Vehicles

February 22, 2018

u-blox F9 Technology Platform Delivers Robust and Versatile High Precision Positioning for Industrial and Automotive Application

u-blox today announced the u-blox F9 technology platform, designed to deliver high precision positioning solutions for mass market industrial and automotive applications. The platform combines multi-band Global Navigation

Satellite System (GNSS) technology with dead reckoning, high precision algorithms, and compatibility with a variety of GNSS correction data services to achieve precision down to the centimeter level.

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By Inside GNSS
December 19, 2017

Honeywell IMUs Bringing Pinpoint Navigation Accuracy to New Industries

The HG4930 is designed to meet the motion sensing needs of a range of applications across various markets. Photo courtesy of Honeywell Aerospace.

Long established as a key component within defense applications, navigation technology from Honeywell is now available to a wide range of new industries that can benefit from the advanced precision and performance of reliable, rugged and easy-to-install Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs).

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By Inside GNSS
November 27, 2017

Towards Navigation Safety for Autonomous Cars

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There are many good reasons for getting excited about highly automated vehicles, or HAVs, which is the acronym used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). HAVs can make driving more fuel- and time-efficient. They can significantly reduce traffic congestion and emissions by driving a precise speed, minimizing lane changes, and maintaining an exact distance to neighboring cars. They can also increase accessibility and mobility for disabled and elderly persons.

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By Inside GNSS
October 12, 2017

Advisory Board Invites Ligado to the Podium

The nation’s leading satellite navigation experts have invited Ligado Networks, a firm whose plans are widely viewed by many as a threat to satnav, to present at their November 15 meeting. If the company accepts, it could illuminate the structure of the terrestrial service it has in mind and either ease, or add fuel to, the ongoing dispute between Ligado and the GPS community.

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By Dee Ann Divis
October 11, 2017

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles to Play a Major Part in Smart Columbus Projects

Carla Bailo, AVP for mobility research and business development at OSU, spoke at ION GNSS+ on Sept. 26. Photo: Institute of Navigation.

If all goes as planned, Columbus, Ohio will become one of the smarter cities around, using drones to deliver medical supplies, autonomous shuttles for college students, and a smart infrastructure that will help with buses, traffic congestion, collision avoidance for both vehicles and pedestrians, and much more.

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By Inside GNSS