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Naurt has launched a REST API
Geo-location startup Naurt has launched embedded software that can provide centimetre accuracy in satellite navigation systems both indoors and out.
After a year of beta testing with a pilot group, Naurt has now made their software accessible to any businesses through a hardware-agnostic web API, served via REST. Nuart collects the location data and improves it with a series of algorithms including sensor fusion to provide better coordinates.
This is initially aimed at micro-mobility applications such a e-scooters to provide more accuracy as well a delivery services.
Swiss module maker ublox is also working with micro-mobility provider Bird to use sensor fusion to improve the quality of positioning data on e-scooters to prevent them working on sidewalks. Ublox is also working with another UK startup, Focal Point Positioning, on supercorrelation software.
Naurt’s software does not replace the satellite location services businesses currently use. Instead, it simply integrates seamlessly with it and fixes the problems that cause the location data to be inaccurate.
In a recent pilot for a large micro-mobility company, Naurt corrected location fixes by an average of 14.6 metres with a maximum correction of as much as 78 metres. This enabled them to expand into extremely built-up cities that would have previously been out of the question by eliminating GNSS drift, so customers and charge teams can track scooters down to the lamp post they are leaning against.
Naurt has also already improved one of the largest food delivery companies in the world by 40 percent.