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The international classification for self-driving navigation technology is divided into six categories, ranging from Levels 0-5, signaling manned, partly-manned and completely unmanned operations. Currently, the automatic driving systems of many vehicle manufacturers can only be switched between L1 ...

Vesper Marine designed its Virtual AIS Beacon in 2010 and installed the first solution in 2011. Developed to address the need to make hazards at sea visible when costly physical infrastructure is not appropriate or is impossible to deploy, the Virtual Aid to navigation technology that Vesper Marine has ...
Jan 2018 Situm which is based in Spain and provides a navigation technology and indoor positioning platform, has recently finalized a funding round of an undisclosed amount sum. The investment was made by Amadeus Venture which is the corporate venture arm of the Amadeus It Group along with Unirisco and ...
While many of us use iPhone navigation apps like Waze and Google Maps to reach our destination, some experts suggest those apps could find themselves obsolete as technology improves. Right now, in-car navigation technology simply can't match that of our smartphones. Smartphone apps like Waze ...
That begs the question: is modern navigation technology generally defeating whatever causes the frequent instances of navigation issues in the area? A gyro compass, for example, has the advantage over a magnetic compass in that it is not affected by an external magnetic field. Navigation panels on a ...

The Avidbots Neo is a purpose-built floor scrubbing robot that integrates state of the art navigation technology with hardware that is designed for ease of use, longevity, serviceability, safety and high productivity. "We have customers that simply can't find enough staff to clean their facilities, or they are losing ...
Rather than shimmer as a curtain of light, they grow and fade over tens of seconds like slow lightning. They also tend to form higher up than their active cousins at the poles and closer to the equator, making them harder to study. This kind of aurora is thought to be caused by sudden rearrangements in the ...
While the latter typically follows a pre-set guide path, autonomous mobile robots are capable of setting their own path to perform transportation tasks. navigation technology is at the heart of it all. The most common, known as natural environment or contour navigation, uses lasers to detect objects in the DC.
"The innovative use of the snowcat vehicle helped us bring critical navigation technology back online in a more-timely manner after major snowfalls," said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport in a statement. The glideslope is an important component of an Instrument Landing System (ILS), ...
"The innovative use of the snowcat vehicle helped us bring critical navigation technology back online in a more timely manner after major snowfalls," said BWI Marshall Airport executive director Ricky Smith. "The vehicle will help ensure safe airline operations following major winter storms and a faster ...
Our cutting edge indoor mapping, visualization and navigation technology is being applied in every industry that uses, manages or builds indoor space. Digital building technology is benefitting everything from construction monitoring, facility management, and plant planning, to transportation hubs and ...
... systems guides their behaviour and optimises their performance, so they can address the challenges of navigating under variable light conditions. So oilbirds could provide a suitable model system for biomimetic studies, which may one day lead to improved navigation technology to be used in drones.
Austin: MONKEYmedia, an independent R&D lab today announced the launch of its patented body-based navigation solution (BodyNav™) for hands-free virtual reality interactions. BodyNav leverages the existing on-board sensors of smartphones and advanced 3D headsets in novel and unanticipated ...
According to a preliminary statement from the Ministry of science and ICT, the KPS initiative will develop a ground test in 2021, core satellite navigation technology by 2022 and begin actual satellite production in 2024. The system will comprise a total of seven navigation satellites, three of them ...
The US Army is developing precision-guided 155mm rounds that are longer range than existing shells and able to conduct combat missions in a GPS-denied war environment. The Precision Guidance Kit Modernization (PGK-M) is now being developed to replace the standard PGK rounds, which consist of ...
At the American Astronomical Society's 231st meeting, in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, Keith Gendreau, principal investigator for NASA's Neutron-star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) mission described something remarkable: the first successful demonstration of a system to use pulsars for ...

NASA engineers have developed a somewhat similar approach--recently demonstrated in an X-ray navigation experiment called Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT). But it's not for guiding ships through the night; it's for guiding unmanned robotic spacecraft through ...
HERE's next-generation in-dash navigation technology will debut this year in Audi's new A8 sedan and the 2019 Porsche Cayenne. The A8 will, among other things, use HERE technology to learn a driver's route preferences, and then make more informed route suggestions. Drivers can use the HERE ...
The navigation system, called the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology, or SEXTANT, was able to locate the spacecraft to within 10 km. This level of accuracy is comparable with traditional navigation techniques for space probes in the outer solar System, where signals from Earth's ...
US and Canada test out satellite navigation technology fast replacing radar. 7. SHARES. facebook · twitter · Google+; Pinterest; LinkedIn · Digg · Del · StumbleUpon · Tumblr · VKontakte; Print; email; Flattr · Reddit · Buffer; Love This; Weibo · Pocket · Xing · Odnoklassniki · ManageWP.org · WhatsApp ...
In November, the telescopes went from serving as science instruments to operating as navigational tools, thanks to the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT) experiment. While ancient mariners navigated the seas using conventional sextants with any known star, the new ...
So with motion sparing devices and the robotic navigation technology, Dr. Mouw feels that, "ROC-LA offers the most advanced spinal technology for any outpatient center in the nation." Dr. Garrett Matsunaga, Director of Robotics at Robotics Outpatient Center, Los Angeles: ROC-LA, who has performed over ...
NICER, along with its sister experiment called SEXTENT (Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology) were brought to the ISS in June 2017 aboard SpaceX's eleventh Dragon cargo resupply mission. For the test, conducted in November of last year, the research teams showed that ...
Location and navigation technology solutions provider, MapmyIndia, will soon be entering into two-wheeler navigation segment. "We have already tied up with a major automotive industry player in the two-wheeler segment to provide software and maps for two-wheelers. They will announce details soon,'' ...
With the help of an enhancement known as the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (aka Sextant), Nicer was able to determine the station's position in Earth's orbit to within roughly three miles--while it was traveling in excess of 17,000 miles per hour. But pulsar navigation's ...
The X-ray guidance system was successfully tested during the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT) experiment. Using pulsars timed down to the millisecond, the test craft relied on X-rays to pinpoint the location of a space object moving at thousands of miles per hour.
The team of NASA engineers who carried out the demonstration is called Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology, or SEXTANT. They showed that 'millisecond pulsars could be used to accurately determine the location of an object moving at thousands of miles per hour in space.
Situm, a Santiago de Compostela, Spain-based provider of indoor positioning and navigation technology platform, closed a funding round of undisclosed amount. Amadeus Venture, the corporate venture arm of Amadeus It Group, made the investment, along with Unirisco and Xesgalicia. The company will ...
Glasgow Airport is planning to change flight paths which would reduce delays for planes in and out of the airport. The airport is consulting on the changes which will see 50 year old technology replaced with satellite navigation for aircraft approaching the runway. It is envisaged that the changes will ...
With GPS it's harder than ever to get lost here on Earth, but deep space is a different story. Mind-boggling distances, three-dimensional travel and a lack of obvious landmarks all complicate spacecraft navigation. Pulsars have been proposed as a solution in the past, and now a NASA team has ...
In the experiment testing the system, known as Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT), Mitchell and his team used millisecond pulsars to pinpoint an object traveling through space at thousands of miles per hour. That's comparable to how GPS uses its 24 satellites to give ...
NICER, along with its sister experiment called SEXTENT (Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology) were brought to the ISS in June 2017 aboard SpaceX's eleventh Dragon cargo resupply mission. For the test, conducted in November of last year, the research teams showed that ...
NICER, along with its sister experiment called SEXTENT (Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology) were brought to the ISS in June 2017 aboard SpaceX's eleventh Dragon cargo resupply mission. For the test, conducted in November of last year, the research teams showed that ...
The pulsar-navigation experiment, known as the Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT), is a bonus. SEXTANT timed X-ray flashes coming from five pulsars, one of which is the closest and brightest known millisecond pulsar. The mission watched each of the beacons for ...
Just the ticket! How Eaton Park's miniature railway helped develop offshore navigation technology. Mark Shields · mark.shields@archant.co.UK · @mark__shields. 11 January, 2018 - 17:35. The Eaton Park miniature railway in full swing during its passenger-carrying season, between Easter and October. Photo : Steve ...
It's called Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology, or SEXTANT (named after an 18th century nautical navigation instrument), and it uses X-ray technology to see millisecond pulsars, using them much like a GPS uses satellites. "This demonstration is a breakthrough for future deep ...
Staying abreast of world's most modern and innovative technological advances, Lanka hospitals has adapted the latest navigation technology to conduct the fusion with highest precision. The navigation is a method incorporated in surgeries where the system overlaps high quality camera imaging with ...
... of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and Utah State University (USU), for their presentation of a star-tracking algorithm that provides significantly faster, more accurate star identification at a fraction of the current cost, enabling the development of the next-generation of spacecraft navigation technology.
The new Intel Indoor Location System powers the Intel Shooting Star Mini drones, which can navigate indoors without GPS navigation technology to create cool light shows. The drones can create more than 4 billion color combinations and dazzling visual effects. This mini drone is the counterpart to the Intel ...
The new Vecna Robotics CEO, Daniel Patt, was most recently the deputy director for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Strategic technology Office. DARPA has a long history in autonomous navigation technology, organizing early competitions around self-driving cars that sparked much ...
But a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology suggests navigation technology could help. The idea is to speed up traffic flow, not by reducing the number of cars on the roads, but by spreading them out on different routes. Yannis Paschalidis, the study's lead author and a visiting professor ...
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):. 5:15 p.m.. Russia's Defense Ministry says a recent series of drone attacks on its military bases in Syria would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology. The ministry said its forces repelled a series of drone attacks ...
The Softbank Vision Fund led a $164 million investment in Mapbox Inc. to develop mapping and navigation technology for autonomous vehicles. Mapbox will not have its own booth at CES, but will display its tech with partner Local Motors, which makes autonomous vehicles. CES attendee Vayyar Imaging Ltd. announced a ...
Grush, a toothbrush company, is showing off a smart toothbrush that boasts tooth-to-tooth navigation technology and data collection. That data is sent to the cloud, where it is analyzed to create brushing recommendations. And of course, it's bluetooth-enabled. There are Wi-Fi baby bottles on display. robots ...
... technology argue that navigation systems are too cumbersome, too expensive and the added costs do not outweigh the benefits over the other technologies. Nevertheless, the complexity of TKA and THA procedures means that navigation technology can provide concrete clinical and economic benefits.
I am looking forward to using the newest robotics and navigation technology to perform minimally invasive fusion procedures. Payam Farjoodi, MD. Orthopedic Spine surgeon at Spine Health Center at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center (Fountain Valley, Calif.): I would like to maximize minimally ...
Automotive suppliers Bosch and Continental are the latest companies hedging their bets against a potentially electric autonomous future, reports Automotive News. Bosch and Continental purchased a 5 percent stake each in Here Technologies, a navigation technology company that's jointly controlled by ...
The company made headlines as Chris Urmson, a former general manager of Google's autonomous navigation technology, and Sterling Anderson, a former leader of Tesla's autopilot division and Drew Bagnell, a cognitive technology development specialist founded the company. In particular, Aurora is ...
"Inherent navigation technology limitations…cause bridge teams who lack experience of operating in the Arctic to be at increased risk of making potentially dangerous misjudgments and errors," SEDNA says. The good news is that more satellite operators are entering the market, offering new geostationary ...


 

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