History Timeline

1991

Guidance Control Systems (GCS) founded.

1995

The laser scanner LS5 developed for use with Automated Guided Vehicles.
Won first SMART award.

1996

Delivered a GPS-based train location system to Geografix Ltd.

1998

First LS6 device launched.

2000

Introduction of the LS7.

2001

Developed a scanner used on the world’s first paper room stacking vehicle to heights of 8m.
Tagging equipment launched.
Launched a marine laser system.

2002

2nd Generation CyScan launched.

2003

RadaScan development began in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

2005

Name changed to Guidance Navigation Ltd.
Guidance Monitoring acquired another electronic monitoring contract to the British Government.
Product development of Radar positioning based system

2006

Received Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade
First Psi Navigator installed on Customer Vehicle.
Guidance Monitoring won the Plaster and Rubber Industry Design award.
Guidance Navigation received first RadaScan commercial order to supply Shell.

2007

Chiltern Microwave acquired and became Guidance Navigation.
First Dual Scanner Development began.
2,000 offenders in England and Wales now tagged.

2009

Guidance Monitoring now the sole provider of technology to the national EM programmes.
Mini RadaScan development begins.

2010

5,000 offenders on monitoring tag in France. Won monitoring contract in Saudi Arabia
First Mini RadaScan installed.

2011

The Sunday Times International Track 100 Award, Listed at number 93.
Celine Dion concert at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas is navigated by a Psi Navigator.
Guidance Monitoring sold to G4S.
Mini RadaScan extends to 600m - tests hold DP through to 1025m.

2013

Restructured to create divisions: Guidance Marine and Guidance Industrial.
Leicester Mercury business awards Winner for Science & Technology and Winner for Export.
1000th CyScan Mk4 shipped.

2014

500th RadaScan shipped.
Received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade.
Crowned the Regional Winner in HSBC Global Connections competition.
'Powered by Nucleus' introduced.
Service Centre opens in Louisiana, USA.
Marine.Direct launched.
Guidance Navigation Ltd Demerger.
Rugged Prism Launched.

2015

Completed acquisition of Artemis from CHL.
Guidance Marine PTE Ltd opens in Singapore.

2016

Recognised as 'One to Watch' company in The Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2016 list.
2000th CyScan Mk4 Shipped.

2017

Featured in the London Stock Exchange's 2016 "1000 Companies to Inspire Britain" report.


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