NovAtel Inc.

NovAtel Inc.

November 01, 2016 11:00 ET

NovAtel Places a Research Contract With the GPS Research Laboratory to Study High Precision, High Integrity Positioning for Autonomous Land Vehicles

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2016) - 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.

Contact Information

  • For Project Inquiries:
    Jonathan Auld
    Director Safety Critical Systems
    Tel: +1 403-295-4934
    Email: jon.auld@novatel.com

    For Media Inquiries:
    Lori Winkler
    Manager, Marketing Communications
    Tel: +1 403-730-4677
    Email: lori.winkler@novatel.com