Electronics & Semiconductors

New compact chips can convert light into microwaves

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its collaborators have delivered a small but mighty advancement in timing technology: compact chips that seamlessly convert light into microwaves. This chip could ...

Engineering

Unmanned surface vehicles ensure reservoir security in China

A new drone boat has successfully completed its mission in a reservoir located in Shenzhen, China. Developed by a collaborative research team led by scientists from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of Chinese ...

Telecom

Satnav test on remote island lab

ESA's navigation testbed vehicle participated in a campaign organized by Norwegian governmental authorities to assess the impact of jamming and spoofing on satnav systems and test innovative technologies for detection and ...

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Navigation

Navigation is the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another. It is also the term of art used for the specialized knowledge used by navigators to perform navigation tasks. All navigational techniques involve locating the navigator's position compared to known locations or patterns.

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