Event Details

Solent Branch Meeting at Ordnance Survey

  • 02/11/2017 18:30:00 to 02/11/2017 21:00:00
  • Ordnance Survey, Adanac Park, Redbridge Lane, Soton. SO11 2AQ

Topic - "Integrating new positioning and navigation technolgies ; the role OS is playing" Speakers - OS staff - Paul Cruddace and Simon Navin


The evening will comprise of two parts

Simon Navin will talk about positioning and use real ife cases of today and future potential aplications, in particular how they will impact on our working and leisure lives. Included in his talk will be "Smart Cities" and automous vehicles

Paul Cruddace will describe how data is collected and used, by for example how the Tesla car how it is able to learn that an object it locates on a pavement edge is fixed and not a pedestrian Once this data has been collected and analysed it is then available for use by other uers.

As a starting point, those planning to attend what should be a most interesting evening, might find it it useful to know that Wikipedia defines a Smart City as an "urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of things (IOT) technology in a secure fashion to manage a city's assets" It goes on to decribe these assets as including its transport systems and much more

The timing of the meeting is 1815 for 1845

Prior booking will be required - names to solprog@rin.org.uk, cc to solsec@rin.org.uk.

Members' guests will be welcome.

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