Posts tagged as navigation

Indoor navigation for enhanced airport experience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Arup USA a contract to deliver wayfinding technology through the Silicon Valley Innovation Program. Arup has partnered with Pointr of London, a UK start-up that specialises in AI/AR infused indoor-location technology and analytics for the contract. This project seeks to augment US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) capabilities […]

Premium satnav makes for a connected journey

TomTom’s new Go Premium is its most feature-packed, connected, and smartest navigation device. It is built with safety in mind, assists drivers throughout their journey. Besides its navigation and traffic information, it has new features like IFTTT (If This Then That) integration, which lets it connect to home devices, interact with personal digital assistants, sync […]

Reducing indoor mapping drift error

NavVis, a mobile indoor mapping, visualisation and navigation company, has announced new mapping software that improves the accuracy of simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) technology in indoor environments, such as long corridors. The software update will be available for users of the NavVis M3 Trolley and will improve the accuracy of the resulting maps and […]

Galileo satellite recovered and transmitting navigation signals

  Europe’s fifth Galileo satellite, one of two delivered into a wrong orbit by VS09 Soyuz-Fregat launcher in August, has reached its new target orbit and its navigation payload has been successfully switched on. The satellite transmitted its first navigation signal in space on 29 November 2014, and a detailed test campaign is under way […]