NextNav Pinnacle

Accurate, floor-level vertical location

Add a new dimension to any application

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Introducing NextNav Pinnacle

Pinnacle delivers precise, “floor level” vertical positioning for any geolocation application.

Geolocation for a 3D world

Geolocation for a 3D world

Today’s geolocation applications demand more than 2D. Pinnacle shows the world in all its 3D glory.

Ready to deploy

Ready to deploy

Leveraging the barometric sensors already available in phones, tablets, and many other devices, Pinnacle delivers “floor-level” altitude measurements which exceed the FCC requirement for 3m accuracy.

Metro-wide coverage through a dedicated network

Metro-wide coverage through a dedicated network

NextNav’s dedicated, managed network makes Pinnacle available through entire metropolitan areas, providing comprehensive coverage which scales to meet a wide variety of use cases.

Simple integration

Simple integration

Developers can easily add Pinnacle to any application using NextNav’s easy to use SDKs and APIs.

How Pinnacle works

Leveraging the barometric sensors already available in phones, tablets, and many other devices, Pinnacle delivers “floor-level” altitude measurements which exceed the FCC requirement for 3m accuracy.

Device Sensor

Device Sensor

Tiny sensors in your device measure environmental conditions.

Device sends reading. NextNav altitude station data.
NextNav Cloud

NextNav Cloud

The Pinnacle service compares device data to local conditions, subtracting the weather and other factors to leave behind a highly accurate altitude measurement.

NextNav Cloud sends altitude.
NextNav Altitude Stations

NextNav Altitude Stations

These stations create a hyperlocal model of environmental conditions.

Device sends reading. NextNav altitude station data. NextNav Cloud sends altitude.

Pinnacle features

Vertical location data with +/- 3 meter accuracy

Add altitude awareness to latitude and longitude data for more precise location of people and assets

Network of altitude stations

Precisely surveyed, high density network that delivers “floor level”, real time altitude data nationwide

Network maintained by NextNav

Pinnacle data comes from by a proprietary network built for public safety, operated and maintained by NextNav for high availability

Metro-wide coverage

Consistent vertical location capabilities available throughout large urban markets; no need for building-specific infrastructure

Works with most existing and new devices

Available through a simple software upgrade to devices with barometric pressure sensors

Multiple integration options

Easy-to-use SDK, API, and Unity plug-in options make it easy to integrate 3D geolocation technology into existing applications

Add vertical location
to your app

NextNav makes it easy for developers to incorporate this powerful new data stream into any mobile application.