Advanced Navigation

Advanced Navigation is a developer of AI robotics and navigation technology on a mission to drive the autonomy revolution with AI-powered systems delivering unparalleled capabilities and performance.

Advanced Navigation provides industry-leading inertial navigation systems and robotics technologies for sea, land and air. 

Advanced Navigation was founded in 2010 by Xavier Orr and Chris Shaw. The company is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with multiple research facilities throughout the country and sales offices around the world.


Advanced Navigation's robotic and navigation solutions optimize performance and efficiency by leveraging AI neural networks and deep learning algorithms. Advanced Navigation sensor products are sold into commercial and defense industries spanning sea, land, air and space applications.


Advanced Navigation's AI approach allows its solutions to have greater accuracy and reliability while maintaining a small form factor. All their systems are designed and tested to safety standards with fault tolerance built in to provide you with the highest reliability possible.


Advanced Navigation’s solutions are adopted by some of the world’s largest technology companies and defense prime contractors, including Airbus, Boeing, Google, Apple, and General Motors.


Advanced Navigation is backed by KKR, Main Sequence Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Main Sequence’s CSIRO Innovation Fund, Brick & Mortar Ventures, AI Capital, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull AC, Our Innovation Fund, and others. The company raised $68M (AUD 108M) in Series B round on Nov 16, 2022. This brings Advanced Navigation's total funding to $81M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $81M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Sydney
  • State: New South Wales
  • Country: Australia
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