Posts tagged as navigation

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 […]

Indoor mapping: beyond the front door

  GPS can take you to just about any front door – but indoor maps open a whole new world of possibilities by making indoor spaces accessible and by changing the way we interact with these spaces. The growth of geospatial data, along with the ease of access to it through smart devices (especially smart […]