Skyline Nav AI selected for 2023 Defense TechConnect

Skyline Nav AI has been invited to present during 2023 Defense TechConnect. Join us for the NASA Entrepreneurs Challenge (round 2), MOSA Summit (round 2), Business Pitch Innovation Spotlight and Poster Session in National Harbor, MD from Nov 28 - 30, 2023. 

Learn more about the conference here.

MIT Lincoln Lab invites Skyline Nav AI for the 2023 RAAINS Workshop

Skyline Nav AI presented at the 2023 Recent Advanced in AI for National Security (RAAINS) Workshop at the MIT Lincoln Lab on November 14. 

Learn more about the workshop here.

Skyline Nav AI presents during NATO's Mobility Innovation Challenge

On November 14, 2023, Skyline Nav AI presented "Addressing the Challenge of Military Mobility in an Age of GPS Denial" at NATO's Mobility Innovation Challenge.  

Watch the presentation here. (starts at 4:12:00)

Skyline Nav AI selected for CDL Space Accelerator

Skyline Nav AI has been accepted into the Creative Destruction Lab's Space Stream. We look forward to working with the mentors, community members and supporters of CDL as we commercialize our technology for space based use cases for position and navigation on Moon, Mars and beyond.

Learn more about the program here.

Skyline Nav AI selected for MOSA Innovation Challenge

Skyline Nav AI has been invited to present at the MOSA Innovation Challenge at the MOSA Industry and Government Summit in Atlanta, GA on September 18, 2023. 

Learn more about the program here.

Skyline Nav AI wins xTechSearch Autonomy Competition (Round 1) 

Skyline Nav AI, Inc. is one of 40 companies selected as Army's xTechSearch Autonomy competition. Round 1 winners will prepare to present their concepts at an in-person pitch event hosted during round 2. 

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Skyline Nav AI wins NASA's 2023 Entrepreneurs Challenge 

Skyline Nav AI, Inc. is one of 11 companies selected as NASA's 2023 Entrepreneurs Challenge Phase 1 winner. Round 1 winners will prepare to present their concepts at an in-person pitch event hosted at the Defense TechConnect Innovation Summit and Expo in Washington.

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AFRL awards $200,000 in funding to Skyline Nav AI, Inc. 

Skyline Nav AI, Inc. receives funding from AFRL to build advance computer vision algorithms for position and navigation on the Android Tactical Assault Kit

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Skyline Nav AI selected for 2023 MassChallenge Accelerator Program

Skyline Nav AI, Inc. has been selected for the MassChallenge U.S. Early Stage Program! We are thrilled to be part of the amazing group of startups in the MassChallenge ecosystem. 

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Skyline Nav AI wins Northstar Campus Pitch Competition

Skyline Nav AI, Inc. has won the Northstar Campus Pitch Competition. This will help accelerator company's research & development efforts. 

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Skyline Nav AI, Draper win contract with Air Force Research Lab to add visual navigation to ATAK

The companies have secured a contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to provide GPS-independent localization capability for the ATAK platform. Work on the $750,000, 21-month contract began in March 2022. 

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Skyline Nav AI Inc. selected for the third NGA Accelerator cohort 

The NGA Accelerator powered by Capital Innovators recently selected eight companies from more than 225 applicants to participate in the third cohort of its geospatial accelerator program. 

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The next big solar storm could fry the grid

The electrons can penetrate satellites, and the resulting charge can build up, damaging electronics. Losing these satellites could cause worldwide disruption of GPS services.

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From targeting to navigation, handheld devices are merging tech and tactics

The Army has used the Android Team Awareness Kit. It’s an Android smartphone used as the individual soldier’s tactical hub. The device aids precision targeting, navigation and data sharing through a host of applications.

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GPS signals are being disrupted in Russian cities

Multiple major Russian cities appear to have faced widespread GPS disruption during the past week. The signal interference follows Ukraine launching long-range drone attacks deep into Russian territory, and it may act as a way to potentially stop drones that rely upon GPS for navigation, experts say.

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Ghost ships, crop circles and shop gold: A GPS mystery in Shanghai 

New research and previously unseen data show that the Manukai, and thousands of other vessels in Shanghai over the last year, are falling victim to a mysterious new weapon that is able to spoof GPS systems in a way never seen before.

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What happened to GPS in Denver? 

Something big happened to GPS service in the Denver area on Jan. 21. Air Traffic Control issued a notice advising pilots of problems with GPS reception spanning about 8,000 square miles in the Denver area.

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HawkEye 360 detects GPS interference in Ukraine

Shortly before the Russian invasion began, HawkEye 360 analysts detected GPS interference north of Chernobyl, “demonstrating the integration of electronic warfare tactics into Russian military operation to further degrade Ukraine’s ability for self-defense".

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Racing the sun to protect America

Despite vulnerability to severe solar activity, a variety of other threats, and its importance to the nation’s economy and security, the U.S. has no backup or alternative plan if GPS is not available. 

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Truck driver has GPS jammer, accidentally jams Newark Airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don't know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems.

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How AI is taking over our gadgets

In a combat zone, you can’t count on a fast, robust, wireless cloud connection, especially now that enemies often jam wireless communication and GPS signals. When on a mission, processing and image recognition must occur on the company’s drones themselves.

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The Russians are jamming US drones in Syria because they have every reason to be

The apparent surge in electronic warfare attacks is just the latest example of the Kremlin's hybrid campaign against US troops in the country.

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DOD is developing Positioning, Navigation, and Timing technologies to complement GPS

The DOD plans to keep the GPS at the core of its positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) solution, using other PNT technology to complement GPS or as an alternative for when GPS is degraded or unavailable.

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Modern civilization would be lost without GPS

A 2019 report sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology estimated the loss of GPS would cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, or $1.5 billion if the technology failed in the April-May planting season for farmers.

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Gladys West: The hidden figure who helped invent GPS

West worked as a mathematician, collecting and analyzing satellite data of the Earth’s surface, until she eventually created a detailed model and helped developed the technology that resulted in GPS.

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