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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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Based on raw observation data delivered by four GNSS constellations (including Beidou, GPS, GLONASS and Galileo), Qianxun services, accessing through internet, by utilizing self-built ground-based augmentation system and self-developed positioning algorithms, dramatically improve positioning accuracy, so as to provide high-precision positioning and relative LBS solutions for users across China.
"These advances in Beidou mitigate China's previous dependence upon GPS, which was seen as a potential vulnerability," Elsa Kania, an adjunct fellow at the Center for New American Security, said.
The same source quotes Sami Trimech, the strategic planning and development director at AICTO as saying "I am very impressed and surprised by the quality of the equipment offered by BeiDou."
aACoeI talked about the military component of BeiDou, so youaACAOll have one or more Pacific nations with a BeiDou ground station,aACA[yen] she warned.
Differential positioning technology has been introduced into the BeiDou system to eliminate the influence of position deviation.
Beidou is currently available in some parts of Europe and Africa, within China's 'Belt and Road' initiative, Beidou spokesperson Ran Chengqi told reporters during a press conference.
A less scrutinized component of Belt and Road is the central role Pakistan plays in China's Beidou satellite navigation system, it was pointed out.
"This challenge is another breakthrough in Changan Automobile's 'Beidou Tianshu' intelligent strategy and represents a new achievement for Chinese brands in the "smart" creation of automobiles, and it also represents China's new height in the intelligentization of automobiles," a press release said.
It also has WiFi and Bluetooth support, GPS, Beidou and pretty much every other communication standard out there.
The new products include high-gain antennas that deliver a larger cellular footprint alongside high rejection GNSS technology with coverage for multiple satellite systems including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou (BDS).
China has expanded its BeiDou navigation system with the launch of twin satellites into space via a single carrier rocket.
Suparco set up its own version of Global navigation satellite system (GNS) and immediately acquired the Beidou navigation system of China for this satellite in September 2012.
The antennas support all relevant GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo frequencies with excellent multipath mitigation and high out-of-band rejection for greater signal clarity.
This added two more members to its domestic BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), reports Xinhua.