Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Assisted GPS (a-GPS)

Article Title: Assisted GPS (a-GPS)

Article Snippet: "...Assisted GPS, generally abbreviated as A-GPS or aGPS, is a system which can, under certain conditions, improve the startup performance, or TTFF (Time To First Fix) of a GPS satellite-based positioning system. It is used extensively with GPS-capable cellular phones as its development was accelerated by the U.S. FCC's 911 mandate making the location of a cell phone available to emergency call dispatchers..."

Reference: wikipedia.org

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