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About Tyler G.R. Reid

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Tyler G.R. Reid just completed his Ph.D. in the GPS Research Laboratory in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He is an alumnus of the International Space University and will soon be starting as a research scientist at Ford Motor Co. on its autonomous driving team.

Posts by Tyler G.R. Reid

Innovation: Navigation from LEO Posted on 30 Jun 2017 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & GNSS & Innovation categories.

Current Capability and Future Promise
GPS signals are so weak, they cannot be used reliably where they are obstructed such as indoors or in concrete canyons. But if the satellites were much closer, their signals would be much stronger. The low Earth orbit Iridium constellation is already orbiting, and providing a PNT service. This month we learn about its current capability and future promise. Read more»