iPhone 4S Adoption GLONASS

iphone 4s iPhone 4S Adoption GLONASS

Russian nationalism had to be thumbs up, the evidence the Russian government is now brewing legislation that requires every smartphone that will be marketed in the territory of Russia for completion GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) satellite navigation system with satellite technology and Russian standards.

Either there is a direct link or not, the iPhone 4S, Apple’s latest smartphone also features the ability to capture the GLONASS signal, in addition of course to capture the signals GPS (Global Positioning System). Although never a serious rival during the cold war era, in fact Apple products like iPhone and iPad quite popular in the Russian market. GLONASS itself was built in the era of the Soviet Union in 1982, but since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the program stops and the new GLONASS dihudupkan back to the era of Russia’s economic revival in early 2000.

Like the smartphone OS market, segment navigation technology for the next competition will likely taper. GPS made ??by the U.S. in the future have to face the ‘invasion’ GLONASS and the European Union recently has also launched the Galileo satellite navigation. In response to the competitive landscape, Qualcomm and ST-Ericsson’s smart enough to offer a smartphone chipset that can support the functions of GPS and GLONASS simultaneously.

For information, the GPS until now have slightly better accuracy compared with GLONASS, but for the northern hemisphere GLONASS provides a better mapping. When both are combined, the accuracy will increase significantly and the determination of the location to be faster because there are 55 satellite involved, 31 belong to the GPS satellites and 24 GLONASS satellites belonging


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