NovAtel Inc. (NovAtel) is pleased to announce it has placed a research contract to determine how Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology can deliver a positioning solution that meets both the safety and accuracy requirements of unmanned automotive vehicles. The research conducted by the GPS Research Laboratory at Stanford University will expand the scope of similar research for aircraft applications. The present research will include study concepts for high integrity carrier phase algorithms as well as threat models and safety monitors with the purpose of improving the safety of autonomous land transportation.
About NovAtel Inc.
NovAtel designs, manufactures and sells high precision OEM positioning technology. Developed for efficient and rapid integration, our products have set the standard in quality and performance for over
20 years. State-of-the-art, lean manufacturing facilities in our North American headquarters produce the industry’s most extensive line of OEM receivers, antennas and subsystems. All of our products are backed by a team of highly skilled application engineers.
NovAtel Inc. is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
Forsberg Services Ltd. has acquired the STARLINK product line from Raven Industries. STARLINK includes inline amplifiers, coaxial down/up converters and fibre-optic link systems to enable and support extended cable runs for GNSS in navigation and time synchronization applications.
This opportunity provides an excellent addition to complement our range of GNSS products and services. We have worked closely with Raven Industries as a distributor of the STARLINK products for the last three years and appreciate the opportunity to take the product brand forward with its customary high quality and standards.