It can be used alone as a position sensor or combined with other dead reckoning
sensors to provide greater accuracy.
calculates the vehicle's path mathematically by the length and alignment of street segments, location and direction of turns, etc.
People and dogs can manage minor feats of dead reckoning
, going in the right direction for at least a little ways in the dark, explains Tali Kimchi of Tel Aviv University in Israel.
While dead reckoning
and laser ranging solve the problem of getting a flexible robot around the system, even more sensors are required to make it safe.
Testimony revealed the GPS unit on the aircraft went to dead reckoning
mode for unknown reasons.
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The integration of motion and magnetic sensing, coupled with desirable stability over time and temperature, makes this digital-compass device suitable for location-based services, pedestrian dead reckoning
, map/display orientation, and direction finding.
The objective was to use pilotage and dead reckoning
, so my instructor admonished, "Remember: No toys like GPS allowed," before endorsing my logbook.
Instead, you often have to study your rental-car map and do a little dead reckoning
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