Swift Navigation was started by our three determined founders, who set out to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable.
Since its founding in 2012, Swift has partnered with customers to provide support for individual products up to large-scale projects. We provide NRE support to our OEM partners including general hardware and software support, custom hardware development based on our modular design, custom software and on-site testing and integration. And we’re just getting started.
Our founders first worked together developing airborne wind turbines—large rigid-wing kites that generate electricity from stronger, more consistent high-altitude winds. To guide these airborne turbines, they needed a highly accurate GPS system. When nothing on the market met their performance and cost requirements, they developed a low-cost RTK system, and Swift Navigation took off.
We are on a mission to enable a future of autonomous vehicles to navigate and understand the world.
We’re Powering the Next Leap Forward
Swift Navigation powers the next leap forward in centimeter-level positioning with unmatched affordability.
Swift utilizes real-time kinematics (RTK) technology—the best in its class—and recently completed its end-to-end product offering with the Skylark Cloud Corrections Service. Our solutions offer unprecedented flexibility to customize positioning applications and avoid monolithic “black box” systems that restrict innovation.
We also participate in an open community, making our documentation, specifications, pricing and support available freely online.
Swift's GNSS solutions deliver an order-of-magnitude higher precision at a fraction of the cost of traditional GPS solutions and are designed and assembled in California, USA. With customers around the world, Swift is already at work navigating an automated future in autonomous vehicles, UAV, robotics, survey, control, agriculture and other industries.