Towards Navigation Safety for Autonomous Cars

Article by InsideGNSS – https//insidegnss.com/towards-navigation-safety-for-autonomous-cars/ There are many good reasons for getting excited about highly automated vehicles, or HAVs, which is the acronym used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). HAVs can make driving more fuel- and time-efficient. They can significantly reduce traffic congestion and emissions by driving a precise speed, minimizing lane changes, […]

Truck Driver has GPS Jammer, Accidentally Jams Newark Airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don’t know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems. No reasonable employee wants their boss to know where they are all the time. Just as no […]

The Eyes and Ears of the Autonomous Revolution: Sensors

As human beings lucky enough to be mobile, we probably take for granted the speed and precision that our eyes and our ears provide as the two senses that help us recognize, understand and act upon where we are currently at in the world and where we need to go. In all situations, whether they […]

Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio for Ship Navigation

LONDON (Reuters) – The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop backup systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are […]