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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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- Integrated A-GPS and access to maps for more than 150 countries
"Support for the OMA SUPL 1.0 protocol in WCDMA (UMTS) mobile handsets will help to drive the deployment of services based on accurate and ubiquitous A-GPS technology -- such as satellite navigation, location-enhanced gaming, personal productivity tools and friend finders -- to add a new level of value to the 3G wireless experience."
In A-GPS positioning, the service uses both an A-GPS chipset in the handset and a position calculation engine at the mobile operator or service provider, to determine the mobile device's location.
Model Firstouch A10 Display 4.0-inch WVGA capacitive screen with 800x480p resolutions OS Android Jelly Bean v4.2.2 Processor 1.2GHz dual-core processor RAM 512MB RAM Storage capacity 4GB, expandable up to 32GB Camera Main: 2.0-megapixel camera with flashFront: 0.3-megapixel (VGA) camera Battery 1300 mAh Network 3G Add-on Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, microSD card slot, A-GPS for navigation, FM Radio *** Dimensions 116.0 x 63.5 x 10.0 mm Price a[sup.1]6,000 [Image Credit: ( MoFirst Solutions Pvt.
NEC's A-GPS solution works on a network-assisted basis to combine location information of both GPS and base stations, realizing highly accurate positioning.
The module is equipped with trimode capability (including AMPS), A-GPS position location capability and support for IS-2000 data rates.
In the case of A-GPS, the CDMA network assists the mobile by sending information about the position of the GPS satellites over the CDMA link.
Connectivity options included are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS and micro-USB support.
The connectivity options of the iBerry Auxus Nuclea X include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, A-GPS and 3G and the device comes loaded with 2800mAh battery.
According to TCS, the key patents in the acquired assets describe methods used by mobile location systems that involve Assisted GPS (A-GPS), location calculation techniques that use timestamps associated with multiple RF transmission sources and systems that combine two prevalent location techniques (User Plane and Control Plane) into one platform.
Location Based Technologies, headquartered in Irvine, CA, designs and develops leading-edge A-GPS location devices and customizable services that incorporate patented, proprietary technologies designed to enhance and enrich the way businesses and families interact globally.
OS Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread), Chipset Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon, CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz, GPU Adreno 220 Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, RSS, Browser HTML, Adobe Flash Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator, Colors Black, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, TV-out (via MHL A/V link), SNS integration, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype)
Other features include the 10" glass HD ready display and integrated A-GPS.
The mobile also includes A-GPS tracking and a new version of the Nokia Sports Tracker application, as well as built-in 5 Megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics.