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Autonomous Vehicles

A sensor that works in even the most adverse conditions is essential for autonomous vehicle applications. The performance of some sensing technology is reduced in poor weather or because of a build-up of dust and dirt on the sensor. Navtech Radar's sensor is a reliable choice for all weather sensing in autonomous vehicle applications. The high-resolution, 360°, long-range radar performs even in adverse conditions, when other sensors fail. It builds a data-rich picture of its surroundings, working beyond the limits of a person's capability. The patented radar technology has been selected as the key sensor in pioneering autonomous vehicle research. Our sensors are fully ROS compatible and quick to integrate.

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Sensing Conditions

  • Fog, snow and rain
  • Dust or dirt
  • Water and spray
  • All levels of light, from complete darkness to sun glare

High performance 

  • Compact, rugged design 
  • 360° field of view
  • Long-range operation 
  • Fully ROS compatible 
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How Does it Work?

Example: Navigation research with Oxford Robotics Institute.



The high-resolution, 360°, long-range radar builds a data-rich picture of its surroundings, whatever the conditions, like no other single sensor can. The sensors easily integrate with smart infrastructure to provide a connected corridor for CAV. The featured video shows a Navtech Radar sensor on board a vehicle collecting raw radar data.

This research was conducted by technology partner the Oxford Robotics Institute, a world-leading robotics research organisation. 

Why Choose Navtech Radar's Sensors for Autonomous Vehicles?

  • Connects with Smart Infrastructure

Connect smart infrastructure with Navtech's autonomous vehicle sensors to future-proof roads and enable full autonomy. 

  • No active moving parts 

The sensors are suitable for fast moving vehicles as they themselves have no moving parts. This means they can be easily installed onto existing vehicles.

  • Ideal for test routes

Infrastructure sensors are ideal for test routes, as they can provide behaviour analysis of autonomous vehicles, as well as regular traffic behaviour data. 

  • Easy to integrate

Fully ROS compatible. 

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