Advanced Navigation

Advanced Navigation is a privately owned Australian company that specialises in the development of navigation technologies and robotics.

Advanced Navigation focuses on generating products of the highest quality standard, both in terms of hardware and software.

Advanced Navigation was founded in 2010 by Xavier Orr and Chris Shaw. The company is based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, with offices in Osborne Park, Western Australia and Orlando, Florida.

Advanced Navigation has specialised expertise across a broad range of fields including sensors, GNSS, inertial navigation, RF technologies, acoustics, robotics, AI and algorithms.

Advanced Navigation builds ultra-precise, AI-based navigational technologies and robotics that are used by car manufacturers, defence companies, alongside multinational companies including NASA, Boeing, Airbus and Tesla as well as racing yachts such as Wild Oats XI and Oracle Team USA.


Advanced Navigation's systems are based on an AI algorithm that allows them to be much smaller, more accurate, reliable and significantly cheaper than incumbent products, making transformative new technologies possible for the first time, including self-driving cars, robotics, autonomous drones and submersibles, as well as new capabilities in aerospace, automotive, defence, marine and subsea.


Advanced Navigation is backed by Main Sequence Ventures’ CSIRO Innovation Fund, Brick & Mortar Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Main Sequence Ventures and others. The company raised $$13M from a Series A financing on Nov 26, 2019. 



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $$13M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Sydney
  • State: New South Wales
  • Country: Australia
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