Munich SatNav Summit 2019 to focus on augmented reality

October 2, 2018  - By
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Experts from all over the world will discuss positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) and their role for augmented/mixed reality at the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2019. The summit will take place March 25-27, 2019, at the Alte Kongresshalle in Munich, Germany.

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“Augment Yourself with GNSS…” is the theme of the 2019 summit. The organizing Institute of Space Technology and Space Applications (ISTA) of the Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen will invite experts to talk about the latest GNSS and PNT news and their role for augmented/mixed reality as well as other up-to-date technologies.

The conference starts on March 25 with the Exhibition Opening and Champagne Reception at 16:00 hours, followed by the Opening Plenary Panel at 16:45 hours. Afterwards, a reception provides opportunities for high-level networking with experts from industry, science and government.

Trending topics of the 2019 summit:

  • First- and second-generation of the European satellite navigation system Galileo
  • Modernization of the U.S. Global Positioning System
  • Status and modernization of the Russian Global Satellite Navigation System GLONASS
  • Developments of new global and regional systems like the Chinese Beidou (BDS), the Japanese QZSS and the Indian IRNSS
  • Augmented/mixed reality and the use of Android raw measurements
  • Autonomous systems
  • Civil use of the Public Regulated Service
  • GNSS satellites and the Space Service Volume
  • Legal aspects on selected topics in the field of GNSS.

Learn more on the summit website.

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006, and also is editor of GPS World’s sister website, Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

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