San Francisco-based Swift Navigation is working to make autonomous autos – together with autonomous drones – extra correct. Swift Navigation has introduced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom that may carry their tremendous correct positioning system – accuracy to lower than 10 cm – to Telekom clients.
“Exact Positioning opens the doorways to true autonomous mobility,” says Hagen Rickman at Deutsche Telekom.
The next is a Swift Navigation press launch.
Swift Navigation and Deutsche Telekom Announce Partnership
Partnership paves the best way for autonomous mobility in Europe
Actual-time Skylark™ cloud corrections service offers <10cm positioning accuracy
Excessive interoperability and quick convergence
San Francisco, USA and Bonn, Germany, March 2, 2020—Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech agency redefining GNSS positioning know-how for autonomous autos, at present introduced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, one of many world’s main built-in telecommunications corporations. This partnership brings the exact positioning of Swift’s Skylark™ Cloud Corrections Companies to Telekom’s complete communications infrastructure by way of its new Exact Positioning product providing. The Exact Positioning service is at the moment obtainable throughout america and Germany, with enlargement throughout Europe already underway.
The long run is crammed with prospects for autonomous purposes. From self-driving vehicles, rail, autonomous robotic machine navigation, autonomous flight for unmanned aerial autos, last-mile supply logistics and development security to shared cellular positioning, the requirement for autonomy is accuracy. Swift and Telekom’s lane-level correct Exact Positioning is particularly poised to learn stage 2 and three automotive purposes together with superior driver-assistance programs (ADAS), similar to lane help, freeway autopilot, mobile vehicle-to-everything (CV2X) communications and lane stage instructions.
Customary GNSS positioning is correct to 3 to 5 meters which isn’t appropriate for autonomous programs. For increased ranges of autonomous functionality, high-precision localization is required to ship accuracy right down to the centimeter. This partnership brings the <10cm accuracy of Swift’s exact positioning answer to Telekom clients.
Exact Positioning is a large space, cloud-based GNSS corrections service that delivers real-time high-precision positioning to autonomous autos. Constructed from the ground-up for autonomy at scale, the Exact Positioning service permits lane-level positioning, quick convergence instances and excessive integrity and availability required by mass market automotive and autonomous purposes. The service is hardware-independent, permitting clients to decide on their GNSS sensor ecosystem. It delivers a steady stream of multi-constellation, multi-frequency GNSS corrections for a high-availability service that mixes lane-level accuracy and world-class integrity at a continental scale.
“Swift Navigation is worked up to proceed our work with Telekom to carry Swift’s exact positioning GNSS experience to Telekom’s broad buyer base,” stated Timothy Harris, Co-Founder and CEO at Swift Navigation. “This partnership is just the start of our joint service providing for autonomous autos throughout the EU.”
“Exact Positioning opens the doorways to true autonomous mobility. Exact, secure and sooner or later additionally cross-national,” says Hagen Rickmann, chargeable for enterprise clients at Deutsche Telekom. “We’re thus providing our clients a simple entry into the autonomous future. And we’re not simply considering of self-driving autos: The versatile provide can be appropriate to be used with drones and is even of curiosity to crane operators on development websites.”
For ease in testing and integration, Swift and Telekom have created a Exact Positioning Analysis Package. This package consists of two workshops (onboarding and consequence assessment), testing and software program to connect with the Exact Positioning community for a three-month analysis interval and is obtainable to buy.
To be taught extra or get Exact Positioning built-in into your autonomous software visithttps://iot.telekom.com/en/options/precise-positioning.
ABOUT SWIFT NAVIGATION
Swift Navigation offers exact positioning options for automotive, autonomous car, cellular and mass-market purposes. What started because the GNSS trade’s first low-cost, high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver has developed right into a Swift Navigation ecosystem of positioning options for autonomous purposes. From the nationwide GNSS corrections delivered from the cloud by the Skylark™ exact positioning service, the hardware-independent, built-in software program answer that’s the Starling® positioning engine to the centimeter-level correct Piksi® Multi and ruggedized Duro® and Duro Inertial RTK receivers, Swift Navigation is enabling a way forward for autonomous autos to navigate and perceive the world. Study extra on-line at swiftnav.com, comply with Swift on Twitter @Swiftnav
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