UrbanNav: an Open-Sourcing Localization Data Collected in Asian Urban Canyons, Including Tokyo and Hong Kong

(Under development and approved by IAG (International Association of Geodesy) and ION (Institute of Navigation).)


  • Benchmarking different positioning algorithms using the open-sourced dataset.

  • Raising the awareness of the urgent navigation requirement in highly-urbanized areas especially in Asian-Pacific regions.

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Hong Kong Team lead by:
Prof Wu Chen, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
Dr. Zhizhao Liu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
Dr. Li-Ta Hsu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

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Tokyo Team lead by
Prof Nobuaki Kubo, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Prof Junichi Meguro, Meijo University, Japan
Dr. Taro Suzuki, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan

Sensors Included

 Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)          Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)             Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)

                     Camera​                                   Ground Truth provided by GNSS-RTK/INS integrated navigation system