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1. (WO2018142056) BEACON, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING PRECISION NAVIGATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/142056    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2018/050209
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G01S 19/14
G08G 3/00
Applicants: CADDEN
Inventors: DANDEC, Gilles
Title: BEACON, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING PRECISION NAVIGATION
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a beacon, a system and a method for precision maritime navigation of a ship (1), comprising geolocation means (24) of the beacon (16, 16', 71, 71', 75) and first communication means (28) for communicating by electromagnetic waves with another beacon (16, 16', 71, 71', 75) and/or with a portable computer (29) provided with means (31) for displaying data. It comprises a housing (17, 17') comprising a base (37) for magnetic attachment the bridge (12), at least two posts (35, 35', 35''), at least one of which manually grips the beacon, said first communication means (27) comprise a first electromagnetic antenna (30, 59) placed in one of said posts, second communication means (39) for communicating position correction data comprising a second antenna (40, 50'), third communication means (46) for communicating external data by electromagnetic waves comprising a third antenna (47, 59"), calculation means (51) designed to calculate a corrected position signal and a signal referred to as a heading signal, and the first communication means (27)are arranged to transmit the corrected position or heading signal obtained to the portable computer (29) for calculation and display.