Smartphone Decimeter Challenge
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Google and the Institute of Naviation's Satellite Division are sponsoring a Smartphone Decimeter Challenge. Participation in the competition is open to everyone. Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract to the session titled "Smartphone Decimeter Challenge" taking place at ION GNSS+ 2022.

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Session Description:

Teams develop high precision GNSS positioning using a pool of GNSS & IMU datasets collected from smartphones, accompanied by high accuracy ground truth. They compete to achieve the best location accuracy with the datasets provided.

To be eligible for prizes, competitors must provide a technical paper, register for the conference and present their paper. Authors desiring peer review must submit a completed manuscript in proper form by June 30. 

Paper selection for presentation at the conference is based on the accuracy results and theoretical innovation. Winner selection is based on accuracy results from the test datasets.

The top three teams receive:

  • cash prizes and,
  • a guaranteed speaking slot at ION GNSS+ 2022 and,
  • a complimentary registration for the presenting author, and
  • up to four nights complimentary lodging for the presenting author.

Additional Information

  • For more information, including rules and regulations, visit and click on "Smartphone Decimeter Competition" in the blue box.
  • Presenting authors are required to register for the ION GNSS+ conference and pay applicable registration fees.

Go to the ION Abstract Management Portal to submit an abstract.