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What is GPS and how does it work?
You must have heard the name of the GPS or you have seen these options in your mobile too. When an app asks for permission of the location, you have to do GPS. So, What is GPS and how does it work? We are going to tell you all the advantages of GPS in this post.
What is GPS tracking?
In addition to connecting to satellites in GPS, the US has sent more than 50 GPS satellites out of the earth. All those satellites send signals to the Earth at all times. And a receiver is required to receive it.
If your phone starts receiving those signals then you get the address of your location from where the 4 Satellites check your location and your location is accurate.
This is not just a location, your speed, distance, distance from another place to your place tells everything.
How does GPS work?
As previously mentioned, our mobile can act as a GPS receiver. Our phone first connects to a nearby satellite. And it just does not connect together, it connects to its nearest 4 satellites. And these 4 satellites Take different information from the phone and tell your location, speed.
Types of GPS in the mobile phone industry
A-GPS (Assisted GPS) – This kind of GPS is used to reduce the time the GPS starts based positioning system. When the signal is weak, A-GPS helps the receiver in locking. To do this, however, a mobile connection is also required on the mobile phone because the A-GPS Assistant uses the server.
S-GPS (Simplantius GPS) – This method is adopted to improve satellite based reporting for a network carrier. S-GPS only gives mobile phones both GPS and voice data at the same time. From this, network providers find location-based services.
Hope, you understand all about GPS technology.