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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: Autonomous Road Vehicles29 Apr 2014 09:45 - 17:30We move into the realms of the sci-fi future, today, to look at developments in autonomous – or self-driving - road vehicles.Autonomous driving has been developing rapidly since the 1980s, to the extent that some US states have already passed the necessary laws allowing autonomous cars on the roads.
In this one day conference at the University of Nottingham, we’ll be looking at questions like:
• What has been achieved so far?
• What technical barriers remain?
• What about concerns over misuse, including terrorism, privacy, and responsibility when things go wrong?
• How will all stakeholder needs be met: can vulnerable road users and older vehicles be accommodated?
• How far will automated driving develop? And
• What milestones do we expect?
Be there, or the cars will drive off without you!
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GLONASS fails again
Nine GLONASS satellites have failed for a second time this month - after a complete constellation failure earlier.
Paper maps to continue . .
OS has stressed that - contrary to reports - it will continue to produce paper maps of the UK.
A successful ENC
Around 300 delegates attended this year's excellent European Navigation Conference (ENC-GNSS 2014) in Rotterdam.
Another GPS IIF operational
The 5th GPS IIF satellite has joined the constellation as a working spacecraft.
8th Annual Baska GNSS Conference
Welcome to 8th Annual Baška GNSS Conference!
Another in the series of wonderful weekends - in which sailors fly and aviators sail - this year on the East Coast.
New Navigator Seminar 2014
Looking for Navigators, Engineers, Scientists and Surveyors.
EGR Taylor Lecture - Time for navigation in the chronometer age
Title to be confirmed.