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Zero-GPS Precision Navigation

This Challenge is seeking innovative non-GPS solutions that can help navigate in any part of the world without having to set up prepositioned towers or other devices.

Department of Defense

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $10,000
Type of Challenge: Ideas
Submission Start: 03/01/2014 05:00 AM ET
Submission End: 03/31/2014 04:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: https://www.innocentive.com/ar/challenge/9933055

Description

There are numerous alternatives to a Global Positioning System (GPS), such as inertial measurement units, terrain following, star trackers, etc. Each has benefits and limitations and offer varying levels of precision navigation. This Challenge is seeking innovative non-GPS solutions that can help navigate in any part of the world. Ideally, a solution will be platform agnostic, allowing for use with any mode of transportation (e.g. person walking, riding in a car or small airplane, etc.).