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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-10-0017
Project Name: Differential Global Positioning System-Based Trilateration Positioning Receiver
Status: Terminated
Last Name:Arnold
First Name:James A
Office: Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:Trans Enabling Technologies Team
Project Description:As the Nation becomes more and more reliant on positioning, navigation, and timing solutions, greater accuracy and greater reliability are needed. This project represents a subset of the overall High Accuracy-Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System effort. It is broken into separate tracks, but working together for the common goal of defining what can be achieved for positioning, navigation, and timing services with global positioning systems (GPS) and when GPS has failed. This Small Business Innovative Research Project recently completed phase I and is moving into phase II. The findings of phase I indicate that Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System and High Accuracy-Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System work well as a base framework for supporting positioning, navigation, and timing when GPS is unavailable. Phase II will develop the ideas further, identifying broadcast signal characteristics that will aid in improving the accuracy possible from the current broadcast, and developing hardware for implementation of this approach.
Start Date: March 31, 2010
End Date: March 31, 2012
Goals:The key project objective is the development of a non-global positioning system-based radionavigation service.
Keywords: Global Positioning System
Highway Traffic Control
Subject Areas: Construction
Data and Information Technology
Freight Transportation
Maintenance and Preservation
Marine Transportation
Motor Carriers
Operations and Traffic Management
Passenger Transportation
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Public Transportation
Safety and Human Factors
Terminals and Facilities
Transportation (General)
Vehicles and Equipment