navigation computer

navigation computer

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən kəm‚pyüd·ər]
(navigation)
A computer that uses electronic or electric circuits to compute two or more navigation factors such as altitude, direction, and velocity, or to receive such data and compute course information.
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Keep track of speed, distance, navigation, heart rate and cadence with this rugged navigation computer, complete with a wireless heart rate monitor and cadence sensor, as well as pre-installed UK mapping.
It is linked in to the ambulance navigation computer, so the job comes through on the computer and it is a sat nav as well so it takes us directly to the address.
As the crew checked in and received the first of two nine-line targeting requests, a critical on-board navigation computer failed.
Messaging is a platform-level service that merges completely with the car's on-board navigation computer.
The position, orientation, direction and velocity of motion without external sources of information about the motion are constantly determined by means of the navigation computer and data from sensors.
The navigation data controller (NDC) functions as a central navigation computer and interface control, monitoring and distribution unit, and features a proven dual redundant ring-bus architecture.
A gentle "sip" or "puff" on one of these tubes activates electric servomotors that change the course of the boat, trim one of the sails or control the navigation computer.
Error messages and technical alarms can be accessed in the field via the vehicle's computer and then the navigation computer leads the driver directly to the failed light units or the transformer pits concerned.
It will include replacement of the navigation computer and flight data units and a horizontal situation indicator.
He said an onboard navigation computer is easier to use than a paper map, for instance.
The radar is attached to a small navigation computer that tracks the distance between your heel and the ground.
As we finished taking the fuel, my WSO spent the time doing some calculations with his nifty air navigation computer.

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