TITLE

Satellite location steps out of the car

AUTHOR(S)
Strickland, Stuart
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;1/17/2007, Issue 2271, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a host-of complexities that have emerged from migrating location and positioning systems from vehicles to mobile phones. Developers are using complementary systems alongside global positioning system to provide good positioning information in environments that are challenging for satellite navigation. Cell ID and cell triangulation methods provide good coverage in densely populated areas, although they are less accurate than satellite systems.
ACCESSION #
23863407

 

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