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GPS GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou for Mobile Devices

Ivan G Petrovski

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Location services are an increasingly important element for mobile handsets. Smartphones have GPS and other new navigation systems included as part of their basic functionality. The location information provided can be sued for everything from maps and navigation to providing other sales based services and advertising.

The growing importance of satellite navigation in general has resulted in many countries and organisations wanted to set up their own systems. GPS, the Global Positioning System was the first and it has been in service for many years, but other systems are now coming on line from counties and organisations including the European Community, Russia and China.

This book provides a practical guide for all existing Global Navigation Satellite Systems, GNSS. The book covers everything from GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou orbits and signals to multi-GNSS receiver design, AGPS, RTK, and VRS. IT enables readers to understand the complete global range of mobile positioning systems.

The book provides step-by-step algorithms and practical methods provide the tools needed to develop current mobile systems, whilst coverage of cutting edge techniques, such as the instant positioning method. In this way, the publishers state, it provides a head-start in unlocking the potential of future mobile positioning.

The book is aimed at engineers, business managers working in the mobile device industry, students and researcher, to provide them with a comprehensive guide to GNSS.

Book details:

Cover: Hardcover 336 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication: 15 May 2014
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1107035848
ISBN-13: 978-1107035843
Book Dimensions: 24.8 x 18 x 2.2 cm

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