Location Technologies Revisited

Drucker, Elliott
July 2000
Wireless Week;07/10/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 28, p28
Trade Publication
Deals with location technologies that use global positioning systems (GPS) in the handset and the use of triangulation on mobile unit transmissions. Benefits of the termination of selective availability; Services GPS-equipped mobile users may be able to obtain; Problems faced by GPS.


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