Session B6: Alternate Localization Technologies in GNSS Challenged Environments


Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 1:45 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
In-Person presenters in this session may provide pre-recorded presentations for viewing by registered attendees.

Session Chairs

Dr. Michael Koenig
L3 Technologies

Lionel Ries
ESA, The Netherlands

Track Chair

Dr. Ali Broumandan
NovAtel, Inc., Canada

In-Person Presentations
These presentations will be given in-person at the conference. Presenters have the option of providing a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
1. Evaluating GNSS/INS/LiDAR Availability for Self-Driving Cars Using Pole-like Landmarks in Urban Environments: Kana Nagai, Matthew Spenko, Ron Henderson, and Boris Pervan, Illinois Institute of Technology
2. Indoor Navigation Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Floor Plans: Ricky D. Anderson, First Lieutenant, USAF
3. Honeywell Vision-Aided Navigation for GPS-Denied Environments: Kevin Sweeney, Justin Syrstad, Annis Nusseibeh, Tim Kukowski, Sally Ann Keyes, Honeywell International
4. 3D LiDAR Aided GNSS Real-time Kinematic Positioning: Weisong Wen and Li-Ta Hsu, Interdisciplinary Division of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
5. Evaluating the Urban Signal Environment for GNSS and LTE Signals: Kirsten Strandjord and Jade Morton, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences University of Colorado Boulder
6. Optimizing a Bank of Kalman Filters for Navigation Integrity using Efficient Software Design.: Luis Sepulveda, Robert Leishman, Air Force Institute of Technology; Kyle Kauffman, IS4S; Jonathon Gipson, Air Force Institute of Technology
7. Universal Receiver Architecture for Blind Navigation with Partially Known Signals of Opportunity: Joe Khalife, Mohammad Neinavaie, and Zak (Zaher) M. Kassas, University of California, Irvine
8. Challenge Accepted: Multi-modal Localization with the LoRa Edge LR1110 for GNSS-Challenged Environments: Joe Knapp, Semtech Corporation Richard Fuller; Semtech Corporation
Virtual Presentations
Pre-recorded presentations will become available for viewing by registered attendees on Wednesday, September 22.
  Integrity Implications of Range-Domain Monitoring for DME Multipath : Gianluca Zampieri, Brandon Michael Weaver, Okuary Osechas, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  TerraPoiNT - An Advanced Terrestrial Technology to Enhance Navigation in a GNSS-Denied Environments : Sameet Deshpande, Arun Raghupathy, Ashuthosh Pande, NextNav Inc., India