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CBIL has been at the forefront of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) industry for more than 40 years and has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading authorities in navigation and positioning technologies. Managing Director, Colin Beatty is currently President of the Royal Institute of Navigation and has chaired the Institute’s Technical Committee responsible for steering the vision of GNSS in the United Kingdom.

Our experience includes consultancy for insurance cases in the Admiralty Court; Colin was retained by Hutchinson 3G as a Location Technology consultant during the development and build up of the 3G system “3”; and he led a test team to Japan to look at Assisted GPS in operation in mobile phones available in the Japanese market. Colin also worked with Yeoman on their VoxNav product, which now belongs to Trafficmaster.

Consulting in all aspects of GNSS

  • GNSS performance
  • Identification of equipment of suitable cost and performance
  • System design and deployment
  • System integration
  • Testing strategies 

Other areas include

  • Vulnerability
  • Legal and legislative matters
  • GNSS related telemetry systems
  • Satellite-based broadcast systems
  • Antenna selection and design
  • Inertial measurement
  • Timing systems