Re: Inertial Navigation ???

From:         gfoley@gcfn.org (Gerard Foley)
Date:         12 Mar 2000 21:30:11 -0500
Organization: The Greater Columbus Free-Net
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Ed McBride (emcbride@wybron.com) wrote:
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: I am a consulting engineer in Colorado Springs with a client who wants
: to track a few objects using on-board accelerometers and gyroscopes
: that communicate with a central processor. The objects are confined to
: an area of roughly 25 meters square, and a height of no more than 5
: meters above ground.  It is necessary to know the location of each
: object within about 0.1 m, over a time period of a half hour or so.

Sonic location sounds possible for such a task.  Inertial or satellite
is certainly not appropriate, since you can provide your own reference
points with no difficulty.

-- 
Gerry