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Inside the box: New NavIC clock outperforms previous generation

By , and  - Posted on 24 Sep 2023 in Featured Stories & From the Magazine & GNSS & Latest News & Opinions.

NVS-01 is the first second-generation satellite of the Indian Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), also known as Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC). Read more»

Cosmic-ray muons navigate underground

By  - Posted on 21 Jul 2023 in Latest News & Mapping & Survey.

Researchers at the University of Tokyo were able to calculate a receiver’s position in the basement of a six-story building without requiring GPS signals. Read more»

Autonomous trucks begin testing on Japanese expressway

By  - Posted on 08 Jun 2023 in From the Magazine & Latest News & Transportation & UAV/UGV.

TuSimple Holdings, a global autonomous driving technology company, has started Level 4 autonomous test runs on the freight corridor that connects major cities. Read more»

Hexagon, Hitachi Zosen partner to provide TerraStar-X Enterprise corrections in Japan

By  - Posted on 27 May 2023 in From the Magazine & Latest News & Transportation & UAS/UAV.

Hexagon’s Autonomy and Positioning division and the Hitachi Zosen Corporation have signed an agreement to bring the TerraStar-X Enterprise correction service to Japan. Hitachi Zosen manages a network of 1,300... Read more»

The role of atomic clocks in data centers

By  - Posted on 05 Dec 2022 in From the Magazine & Timing.

How the atom went from data’s worst enemy to its best friend By David Chandler, product marketing manager, Frequency and Timing Systems business unit, Microchip Technology Timing from atomic clocks... Read more»

Ark Edge Space to study lunar positioning, communications for JAXA

By  - Posted on 16 Feb 2022 in Featured Stories & Latest News & Space & Earth.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has selected a contractor for a study of positioning in space after an open-call competition.The study, part of “Development of Positioning and Communication Technology... Read more»

Innovation: Self-driving cars in urban neighborhoods

By , , , and  - Posted on 01 Feb 2022 in From the Magazine & Innovation & Transportation.

How Inertial Systems and GNSS Availability Will Help

Self-driving cars in urban environments can be problematic. The required multi-sensor automated systems will include GNSS, but buildings block and reflect GNSS signals, reducing system availability and accuracy. Researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology report on how inertial navigation systems coupled with wheel-speed sensors and vehicle dynamic constraints can help. Read more»

Innovation: Self-driving cars in urban environments

By  - Posted on 01 Feb 2022 in From the Magazine.

How Inertial Systems and GNSS Availability Will Help

Self-driving cars in urban environments can be problematic. The required multi-sensor automated systems will include GNSS, but buildings block and reflect GNSS signals, reducing system availability and accuracy. Researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology report on how inertial navigation systems coupled with wheel-speed sensors and vehicle dynamic constraints can help. Read more»