Dr Ramsey Faragher, Founder of Focal Point Positioning, has been presented with a GPS World signals leadership award at the annual GPS World Dinner held at the Institute of Navigation GNSS+ Conference. The award is for Focal Point’s groundbreaking technology which dramatically improves the sensitivity, accuracy and integrity of GPS systems.
In his acceptance speech, Ramsey praised his team and said: “critically it is the hard work of our partner chipset companies too that are really moving the technology into the real world.” Founded 4 years ago, Focal Point who recently opened a development hub in Bristol, to help focus efforts on fine-tuning their now commercially-deployable technology.
Focal Point is bringing an accurate position and time to smartphones and autonomous platforms through its products S-GPS and D-Tail. S-GPS is a software upgrade for GNSS receivers that dramatically improves their sensitivity, accuracy and integrity in urban environments and indoors. D-Tail™ is our state-of-the-art 3D human motion tracking engine that can utilise smartphone-grade IMUs to provide high accuracy trajectory reconstruction with very low drift.
The ION GNSS+ 2019 Conference is the 31st International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION) and world’s largest technical meeting and a showcase of GNSS technology, products and services and brings together thought-leaders in the field to present new research, introduce new technologies, and exchange ideas.