All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

Old 25-05-2010, 10:58 AM
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Global GPS hardware in line for replacement

The new hardware may still be sitting on the launch pad, but the upgrade to the GPS system is under way (reports the LA Times). Now firmly entrenched in the smartphone world, the new target for GPS accuracy is not 20 feet but "an arm’s length" of about one foot, and it’s going to happen through a replacement program of 24 satellites over the next few years.

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Old 25-05-2010, 05:51 PM
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I'm wondering what role the Galileo system is playing here. Competition as driving force? :-) Also wondering how soon we will see Galileo-enabled mobile phones...

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Amazing, incredibly accurate clocks.

Old 16-06-2010, 02:54 PM
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How accurate is this going to be if they think a foot is an arm's length?
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