White Papers

The Swift Navigation engineering team is hard at work field testing our products and capturing data about how Swift’s GNSS solutions benefit a variety of applications. The data captured in our featured white papers showcases how Swift products can improve your precision location project.

  • Integrity Concept for the Safe Operation of the Swift Navigation Positioning System

    This white paper outlines the integrity concept and parameters employed by Swift’s precise positioning solution and defines a set of metrics and criteria from which safe operating conditions can be derived.
  • Skylark Precise Positioning Cross-Country Drive Dataset

    This dataset showcases the results of Swift’s first-of-its-kind, cross-continental drive measuring the performance of Skylark and encapsulates the background, set-up, results and data from this extraordinary drive test.

  • E-Book: 5 Ways Rail Applications Benefits from Precise Positioning

    This e-book explores the five ways precise positioning is uniquely set up to benefit rail applications and the role Swift’s technology plays in delivering accurate localization for rail applications.
  • E-Book: 5 Ways Last-Mile Delivery Benefits from Precise Positioning

    This e-book explores the five ways precise positioning is uniquely set up to benefit last-mile delivery and the role Swift’s technology plays in optimizing existing fleets.
  • E-Book: 5 Ways Autonomous Vehicles Benefit from Precise Positioning

    This e-book explores the five ways precise positioning is uniquely set up to benefit autonomous vehicles and the role Swift’s production solution plays in that success.
  • Practical Notes on Coordinate Transformation White Paper

    This white paper serves as a practical guide to the background, requirements and processes needed to temporally and spatially align geodetic reference frames. Emphasis is given to describe fundamental technical issues in succinct terms.

  • Developments in Modern GNSS and Its Impact on Autonomous Vehicle Architectures White Paper

    This white paper reviews recent developments in modern GNSS and the impact these developments have on autonomous driving architectures, particularly Level 2 and Level 4 systems.

  • Continuous GNSS Corrections Along the Coast of the U.S. White Paper

    This white paper demonstrates the true breadth of the Swift Navigation precise positioning solution by featuring the results of a test drive that extended along the coast of the Western United States.

  • High-Precision Localization for the Autonomous Sensor Suite White Paper

    This white paper discusses how the autonomous future requires highly-accurate sensors for precision navigation and the role GNSS plays in delivering high-precision localization within the autonomous sensor suite.

  • Vibration White Paper

    This white paper presents the results of vibration testing on Swift Navigation receivers and demonstrates their ability to withstand disruptions and deliver continued, accurate results under heavy vibration conditions.

  • Drive Test Dataset

    Download a real dataset comparing the centimeter-accurate performance of the multi-band, multi-constellation Piksi® Multi RTK GNSS receiver to a leading GNSS receiver that costs ten times as much.

  • Moving Baseline RTK White Paper

    This white paper provides an examination of moving baseline RTK (Real-Time Kinematics), RTK-based heading technology and how RTK-based solutions support autonomous vehicle sensor edge cases.

  • Localization White Paper

    This white paper presents the tradeoffs of varying sensor packages and demonstrates that precise Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), coupled with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), provides the localization cornerstone for these systems.

  • Autonomous Vehicle White Paper

    This white paper evaluates the performance of Swift Navigation’s advanced automotive positioning solution and the role Global Navigation Satellite Systems play in providing absolute position, velocity and time in the automotive sensor suite.