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Synonyms for GPS

a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver

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The GNSS1-TMG-26N is a fixed mount network timing antenna covering GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, and GALILEO system frequencies in one single unit, making it a true global solution.
While industrial experts estimate Beidou can trigger a potential market worth 225 billion yuan (about $ 37 billion) across China by 2015, Huang believes a huge potential market exists outside the country.
Based on the MoU, the BeiDou technology as well as instruments to launch the system in Iran will be imported to the country from China.
This includes a significant array of remote sensing systems, many of which are going to be small satellites, as well as a fully fleshed out position, navigation and timing constellation--the BeiDou system.
The satellites are the 18th and 19th of Beidou system were launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern Sichuan province.
According to the company, it is the only satellite phone to feature built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region.
The team is expected to make unprecedented achievements, including building a base for the Beidou navigation satellite system, selecting a site for an airstrip for fixed-wing aircraft on the ice sheet, installing a new astronomical telescope and surveying more areas to map them.
The system, expected to provide a position accuracy of better than 20m in the primary service area, is similar to the global positioning system of the US, Glonass of Russia, Galileo of Europe, China's Beidou or the Japanese Quasi Zenith Satellite System.
Russia's most known satellite monitoring system is Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) was developed as an alternative to the US' Global Positioning System (GPS), the EU's future Galileo positioning system, and China's future BeiDou positioning system.
NANJING -- China's domestically made Beidou navigation system has set up a network in Pakistan, the first in a foreign country, the company said.
The system has some similarity with Glonass of Russia, global positioning system of the US, China's Beidou, Galileo of Europe or the Japanese Quasi Zenith Satellite System.
China would also strengthen the Beidou navigation system's satellite monitoring capabilities to provide reliable navigation for the rescue operations and communication support.
Snapdragon 410 chipsets also feature Qualcomm's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM and NFC functionality, and support all major navigation constellations: GPS, GLONASS, and China's new BeiDou, which helps deliver enhanced accuracy and speed of Location data to Snapdragon-enabled handsets.
China's Beidou, or Compass, navigation system started providing services in the region in December, and is expected to offer global coverage by 2020.