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N18-02-18-Sydney_Airport_Terminal_1-Baidu
15 February 2018

On 22 September 2017, Sydney Airport became the first organisation to introduce indoor Baidu Maps outside of greater China. Up until now, the app has been dedicated to providing navigation at shopping centres and other public venues within China.

N18-02-18-transportable-optical-clock
13 February 2018

A European collaboration involving clock experts from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and the Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM) has used one of the world's transportable optical atomic clocks to measure gravitation for the... read more

N18-02-18-jason-3-satellite
13 February 2018

Twenty-five years of satellite data prove climate models are correct in predicting that sea levels will rise at an increasing rate.

N18-02-18-GPS3satellite
13 February 2018

The Pentagon plans to spend $2 billion over the next five years on a new constellation of GPS satellites that will be hardened to withstand electronic interference from hostile nations.

N18-02-18-Russian-krasukha-2-ewarfare-system
12 February 2018

The Pentagon and Israel's Defense Ministry have launched 'Urban Navigation Challenge', a startup competition to create advanced 'counter-terror' navigation systems which don't use GPS.

N18-02-18-beidou-feb12-2018-launch
12 February 2018

China continues to update the BeiDou navigation satellite system. On Feb.

N18-02-11-deep-space-atomic-clock-test
8 February 2018

In deep space, accurate timekeeping is vital to navigation, but many spacecraft lack precise timepieces on board. For 20 years, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has been perfecting a clock. It's not a wristwatch; not something you could buy at a store.

N18-02-11-ElonMusk
7 February 2018

Elon Musk is not a fan of LIDAR, the laser sensor that most tech and car companies see as an essential component for self-driving cars. Musk reiterated his dislike of LIDAR and defended Tesla’s strategy of achieving “full autonomy” using only cameras, radar, and ultrasonic sensors. 

N18-02-11-MunichSatNavSummit2018.jpeg
5 February 2018

The organising Institute of Space Technology and Space Applications (ISTA) of the Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen will invite experts from all over the world to talk about the latest news on Positioning, Navigation and Timing and their role for future autonomy.

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