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--NEW--. The President of the RIN expresses his personal views on various navigational matters
The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) is a learned society with charitable status. Formed in 1947, its aims have always been threefold: To unite all those with a professional or personal interest in any aspect of navigation in one unique body; To further the development of navigation in every sphere; And to increase public awareness of the art and science of navigation.
NAV Series: Smartphones for Navigation – Do They Answer The Prayer?12 Mar 2014 09:00 - 17:35As smartphones become increasingly ubiquitous, we ask the question: Smartphones for navigation – do they answer the prayer?Smartphones For Navigation: Do They Answer The Prayer
Putting GPS in people’s pockets and making it accessible and easy with a host of low-cost mapping apps, smartphones are rocking the navigation world – on land, at sea and in the air. This conference will bring together system developers, smartphone and tablet manufacturers, regulators and the end users to review what’s currently available, understand the needs of users, share practical experience and identify ongoing challenges. Read More
Longest-serving ICAO Secretary General dies
The Council President Emeritus, Dr Assad Kotaite, has died at the age of 89.
New GPS civil messages
The US DoT is seeking comments on plans to broadcast pre-operational civil navigation messages from GPS satellites.
Peter Hearne FRIN
Institute Fellow Peter Hearne - a leading figure in British avionics - has died, aged 86.
A miniscule altimeter
STMicroelectronics has introduced a miniature barometric pressure sensor for the likes of smartphones.
Impact of new technology and concepts on airspace capacity, efficiency and cost
Ideas in Movement: the Role of Conflict & Commerce in the History of Navigation
Following successful conferences in 2010 and 2012 the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal Museums Greenwich have organised ...more
NAV Series: Autonomous Road Vehicles
We move into the realms of the sci-fi future, today, to look at developments in autonomous – or self-driving - road vehicles.
8th Annual Baska GNSS Conference
Welcome to 8th Annual Baška GNSS Conference!