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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 ...
"We have developed a positioning system that uses cameras rather than lasers, based on more than a decade of research in biologically-inspired navigation technology." The tough terrain means Global Positioning Systems cannot be used and wireless sensor networks are less reliable due to interference ...
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). Since the mid-1990s, ...
There are three broad categories of navigation technology. One uses planar lasers, a second uses cameras and lasers, and a third uses stereo cameras. The first two are licensed from non-vehicle suppliers to vehicle suppliers that need a navigation system. The third is a proprietary camera-only system.
The Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and navigation technology (SEXTANT,) will test - for the first time in space - the use of pulsars to form a GPS-like system that can support spacecraft navigation throughout the solar system, enabling deep space exploration in the future. SEXTANT, included with the ...
... house is used for living'; 'robot trunk' integrated RF tracking technology, laser ranging, obstacle avoidance and navigation technology, artificial intelligence technology to form module, realizes the automatic following and obstacle avoidance function, release your hands, to enhance the efficiency of travel.
... on state-of-the-art simulation technology. The three-day Kongsberg UC2017 International Maritime Simulation User Conference brought attendees up to date on developments in digitalization, maritime training, navigation technology, maritime operations simulation and the use of virtual reality in training.
seemingly like magic, you can turn your bike into a smart, illuminated bicycle by exchanging the brake pads for 'magnic microlights', developed by dirk strothmann. with no friction, batteries or cables, it provides endless energy that lights up the front and back wheels. furthermore, the lights can be adjusted to ...
That includes navigation technology that will help the blimp both steer during its explorations and get home again with a very lean "optical" system. 12_26_blimp_robot_pyramids An early sketch of what the robot could look like. The instruments the team is eyeing to put aboard the miniblimp are inspired by ...
"The HG4930 tactical grade IMU is a highly competitive and cost-efficient variant of our industry-leading navigation technology. Whether helping your industry evolve toward autonomy or augmenting a platform or solution's precision in domains where GPS is unreliable, the HG4930 delivers the needed ...
There are three broad categories of navigation technology. One uses planar lasers, a second uses cameras and lasers, and a third uses stereo cameras. The first two are licensed from non-vehicle suppliers to vehicle suppliers that need a navigation system. The third is a proprietary camera-only system.
The device captures real-time video, using sensors and navigation technology to collect data and log its position as it goes. Shen has been working with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to develop and test the robot, called Pipefish, for the past year. Support for the project comes from real ...
But because large steel structures can break the signal between the drone, the operator, and the orbiting GPS satellite, they've had to develop technology, called Perspective navigation technology (PNT), that allows UP to fly drones in places without GPS coverage. The article quotes Bob Meder, Union ...
The device captures real-time video, using sensors and navigation technology to collect data and log its position as it goes. Shen has been working with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to develop and test the robot, called Pipefish, for the past year. Support for the project comes from real ...
China seems to move a step forward in the field of satellite navigation technology, as China and the US have cooperated to establish compatible signal characteristics that will both protect and advance service quality for GPS users and those of the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS).
The PDC will employ a number of automated guided vehicles that function with laser navigation technology to support efficient material flow, and an automated safety control system in the PDC utilizes sensors and lighting technology. Tablets and monitors allow workers to handle information digitally, ...
... that render complications and risks during surgery and optimize the functioning of operation rooms. With increase in number of surgical procedures the demand for intraoperative navigation technology will also rise, which transform surgical procedures more precise and enhance economic value.
And there were challenges -- Aebi, who grew up in New Jersey, Switzerland and New York City, had very little sailing experience when she began; her sailboat, Varuna, had mechanical problems; and gee-whiz navigation technology like GPS -- the satellite-based Global Positioning System -- wasn't ...
AutoCart uses navigation technology adapted from the aerospace industry. It allows the tractor pulling the grain cart to chart an efficient path to wherever the combine operator sends it. The cart is programmed only to go where the combine has already been, thus preventing it from going into an area that ...
AutoCart adapts navigation technology from the aerospace industry, allowing the tractor pulling the grain cart to chart its own efficient path to wherever the combine operator sends it. "The grain cart is programmed to never go anywhere that the combine hasn't been," Hurd said. "It won't go outside the area ...
Over a year after Hyundai began partnering with navigation technology software provider HERE Technologies, the two are developing their own version of crowdsourced real-time traffic sharing. Think of it as a "Waze for Hyundai drivers," though HERE Technologies will rely on sensor data primarily as ...
While this speculative exercise relies on a degree of AV navigation technology and road safety that's far from proven, the HOK team believes it's important to look forward, consider how AV tech will reshape different paradigms of urban design, and set goals. With AVs expected to require less space on the ...
The army is also looking for advances in sensors and in inertial navigation technology that would support dismounted soldiers and vehicle navigation platforms that need to operate in denied conditions. This includes ways to lower the size, weight and power demands of systems as well as boost long-term ...
The trucks' self-navigation technology allows a line of semis to operate like a connected caravan, with the lead truck operated by a human driver, followed by automated trucks that learn from the human driver's navigation choices. That model works great for well-traversed routes, but for individual trucks ...
Until self-driving cars become mainstream, augmented reality might be the next big technology to hit your dashboard. AR navigation company WayRay recently walked away with the grand prize at the AutoMobility LA trade show, beating out nine other startups with innovations including autonomous ...
What makes the Irobot Braava 380t Robot Mop so unique is its unique and smart navigation technology. Braava's navigation system works like ...
As a result, whatever vehicles the company may look to start piloting in California probably will run navigation technology from one of its ...
JPL used some of the visual-based navigation technology it had previously used for spacecraft. To see how well their drones behave, NASA ...


 

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