Driving a new vision for geolocation

NextNav is building the future of location services and backup PNT

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Building the future of geolocation

We started NextNav with an audacious goal: build the future of geolocation.

GPS is a critical part of the modern economy. Beyond well-known consumer-facing applications like turn-by-turn navigation, GPS is used for everything from emergency response, to synchronizing wireless networks, to timing for financial transactions. Yet as our reliance on GPS continues to grow, we’re starting to recognize its limitations. GPS doesn’t work indoors or in urban areas. It can’t tell you how high up you are. It isn’t secure – it can be jammed and spoofed.

To overcome these limitations, we’re building a next generation platform from the ground up – one that works indoors and in urban areas, provides “floor level” altitude, offers security against cyberthreats, and is covered by several patents. When implemented at scale, our platform unlocks a whole new generation of location services that weren’t possible until now – indoor navigation for mobile phones, urban navigation for autonomous vehicles and drones, and a whole host of applications we haven’t even imagined yet.

Our Executive Team

Leadership with historical context and future vision

NextNav’s leadership team has decades of collective experience in location services. Our founders are GPS and geolocation industry veterans; we have the data scientists, mapping experts, and network engineers with the experience and perspective to deliver the technically ambitious next generation of geolocation services.

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Meet the NextNav Team

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NextNav’s technology is about more than just finding spots on a map. Our technology saves lives by enabling rapid, precise emergency response and enhanced situational awareness for first responders. We’re helping deliveries get to the right place, at the right time. We’re expanding immersive AR gaming into new markets. We’re literally adding new dimensions to geolocation—and we know that our success depends on teamwork.

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Axios: GPS for a 3D World

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