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Episode 67 – Autonomous Navigation in GPS-Denied Environments with Ben Williams, COO at Exyn Technologies


with Ben WIlliams

October 26, 2023

16 minutes

In the 66th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, speaks with Ben Williams, COO of Exyn Technologies Inc., for a deep dive into the world of autonomous mapping and navigation.

Discover how Exyn overcomes the challenges of navigating in GPS-denied environments like caves and mining sites. Learn about their cutting-edge technology, like simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), that enables real-time 3D modeling and autonomous navigation without GPS. 

They cover:

00:49 – A deep dive into autonomous mapping of GPS-denied environments

4:40 – The challenge of mapping environments saturated with particulate matter

6:46 – Learning from mistakes

9:00 The wrong side of the impossible, treading uncharted waters

To learn more about autonomous navigation, tune in to the 67th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air.

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About the Show

β€œIoT Podcast: Over the Air” is a podcast that features unfiltered conversations with executives about their IoT journeys β€” the mistakes they made, the lessons they learned, and what they wished they’d known when they started. In each episode of Over the Air, our expert guests will make bold predictions, reveal unpopular opinions, and share stories you won’t hear anywhere else.


Hosted by: Ryan Prosser

CEO at Very

As Very's CEO, Ryan collaborates daily with product, sales, and marketing to deliver the IoT solutions our clients look for. He is also a champion for our culture, fostering transparency and efficiency across our distributed team.