"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he."
-- Proverbs 29:18, King James Bible (KJV)

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Locata Terrestrial Network as a New Ground-Based Geographic Positioning System to Eliminate Outdoor GPS Blind Spots and Promote Indoor Maps

The global positioning system GPS relies on line of sight satellite-based positioning and thus has drawbacks due to the existence of outdoor blind spots and greatly limited indoor mapping potential.

In NASA and the U.S. Air Force Test a New Ground-Based GPS, Corinne Iozzio reports at the Scientific American about the Australian Locata terrestrial network, a ground-based geographic positioning system, "that could eliminate the GPS’s blind spots and advance indoor mapping".

Read more here.