Friday, September 4, 2009

SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Are you familiar with GPS? Did you know SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific is developing a chip-scale atomic clock into a new GPS receiver design called the "Navigation Nugget?" This new design is expected to transform military GPS receiver designs for years to come. The Navigation Nugget fuses a GPS software-defined receiver with an inertial measurement unit, all synchronized by an atomic clock to create a highly accurate positioning, navigation, and timing sensor suite. Check out the LabTV video here:

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