Navmatic and Xona Space Systems have announced a partnership to develop, test, and deploy Xona’s novel GNSS service, Xona Pulsar™, with Navmatic’s Micromobility Positioning System to improve safety and security for micromobility applications

Silicon Valley — March 3rd, 2021 — Micromobility is an exploding industry, with exponential growth in demand from users and cities across the globe. Fleet operators and municipalities are continuing to discover and face new challenges when rolling out their services in a safe and neighborhood-friendly way. Some of these challenges include locating scooters for riding and/or charging, understanding rider safety, and parking in unauthorized areas. …


Trailze and Navmatic are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership, combining Trailze’s MicroNavigation API with Navmatic’s high precision GPS solutions — to offer micromobility users a safer and more enjoyable riding experience.

Navmatic’s location in blue vs. phone location in red

Silicon Valley — Feb. 23rd, 2021 — As more and more people begin to rely on micromobility for transportation, finding the safest and most efficient route from A to B, becomes even more critical. This is especially true in densely populated cities where narrow roads and traffic can make some streets challenging to navigate safely. Utilizing Trailze’s micromobility-specific navigation software allows riders to find the safest and shortest path. However, in most big cities, the GPS found in a cell phone is not of sufficient quality to consistently locate a user for turn by turn directions. Navmatic’s specialized GPS sensor…


From Earth’s Atmosphere to Zero Mean Noise

By Ben Segal CTO at Navmatic

Photo by NASA

93 million miles away, the Sun ejects a large volume of charged particles that hurtle towards Earth. While you stare at the blue dot on the map application on your phone, you may not realize that in just a few hours or days, those particles will arrive at Earth, wreak havoc on GPS signals, and incorrectly cause your blue dot to jump across the street. …


The Global Positioning System (GPS) has gone from must-have technology to default technology. We assume our phones, cars, cameras, and refrigerators have GPS and we expect it to just work. But behind the simple blue dot on our map app is a complex system of technologies that work together to try to estimate where we are. Even though most positioning systems today use a hybrid of technologies, most people still colloquially call the blue dot “GPS”.

By Ben Segal CTO at Navmatic

Photo by Jake Davies

As you wait for your rideshare car to arrive, the app alerts you that your driver is nearby…


The unit economics on micro mobility are tight, and most operators are still losing money on their fleets. In our research, we found that by increasing the location accuracy of scooters and bikes, fleet operators can make an extra 500$ a year from their micromobilty asset.

By Powell Lowe Intern at Navmatic and Boaz Mamo, Co-founder and CEO at Navmatic

Photo by Christine Roy

The unit economics on micro mobility are tight, and most operators are still losing money on their fleets. At the beginning the pressure from the investors was on growth, while today they are putting all the pressure on profitability. …


Micromobility companies on one hand create great public value but on the other hand sometimes fail to not only create value but, in fact, can create harm. We believe that sub-meter GPS will play a crucial role to create greater public value

By Jeremy Strickland

Photo by Marat Mazitov

When we think of micromobility firms, we envision brightly-colored scooters and e-bikes dispersed around cities at major tourist and transit locations. However, we often overlook the tremendous public value that these micromobility solutions create.

For those unfamiliar with the term public value, I would encourage that you spend some time reviewing the work of Harvard…


ACTON and Navmatic are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining ACTON’s industry leading eMobility technology with Navmatic’s low cost, high precision GPS solutions — to power the future of micromobility, now.

Silicon Valley — Sep. 21st, 2020 — ACTON and Navmatic are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining ACTON’s industry leading eMobility technology with Navmatic’s low cost, high precision GPS solutions — to power the future of micromobility, now.

With technology playing a critical role in every aspect of the urban eMobility renaissance — global transportation, delivery services…


Cities have a transportation problem: microbility solve them but creates new ones. What cities and micromobility operators can do, in order to solve that?

By Delphine Glick Intern at Navmatic and Boaz Mamo, Co-founder and CEO at Navmatic

Photo by Mika Baumeister
Photo by Mika Baumeister

Cities are more congested and polluted than ever. Good luck getting from JFK airport to the financial district in under 2 hours on a Friday. Transportation concerns in major cities are being compounded by the pandemic, with residents now more concerned than ever about riding public transportation or hopping into an Uber or Lyft.

City officials and regulatory agencies use many different…


Location. Location. Location

Why location accuracy is so important for micromobility users and operators

By Levi Schulman Marketing And Business Development at Navmatic and Boaz Mamo, Co-founder and CEO at Navmatic

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It’s a hot, humid, sunny day in Durham, North Carolina. You are only a couple miles away from your house, but you are tired of walking in the heat. Luckily, Durham is known to have a thriving micromobility industry, so there must be scooters all around the city. You pull up the app, and see that there is a scooter 0.1 miles away. The only issue is, you get…


  • Navmatic is a provider of precise positioning services, enabling centimeter-level accurate location and advanced rider behavior tracking
  • Navmatic’s product suite includes solutions to improve rider safety, manage fleets effectively, and improve urban mobility by allowing operators to work closely with municipalities to adhere to local regulations
  • Lear Corporation’s Lear Innovation Ventures leads investment round and will work with Navmatic for the continued development of high-accuracy positioning in both automotive and non-automotive industries.

Navmatic, a provider of end-to-end high-accuracy positioning solutions for micromobility, robotics and mobile phones, came out of stealth mode today, announcing it has raised $4 million in funding.

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GPS, lacks both accuracy and reliability especially in an urban environment. Navmatic’s solution provides a sub-meter level of position accuracy.

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