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The A-GPS technology offers positioning accuracy superior to most other positioning techniques.
in Japan is the first user of NEC's premium A-GPS solution, which complies with an early version of SUPL, and employs it as the core system of their newly launched GPS navigation service, "Vodafone live
The tests involved conducted testing of vendor-supplied A-GPS and GLONASS platforms to determine their receive sensitivity and their ability to obtain an accurate location fix in a challenging dense urban environment, first using A-GPS alone, then taking advantage of both A-GPS and GLONASS functionality.
The Spirent ULTS is recognised as the leading test platform for A-GPS and is used by every major handset manufacturer, network operators and independent certification labs worldwide".
But to ensure that the technology delivers as promised in the real world, the performance of A-GPS in devices needs to be tested over the air in a large chamber under precisely-controlled conditions.
With all validated A-GPS test cases now available on a single automated test system, Spirent ULTS significantly improves device verification, certification and time-to-market cycles.
Three different location technologies were used on three different air interfaces: U-TDOA on a GSM network, A-GPS with an Advanced Forward Link Trilateration (AFLT) fallback on a CDMA network, and A-GPS with a Round Trip Time (RTT) fallback on a UMTS network.
AssistNow is an off-the-shelf A-GPS service that boosts a GPS receiver's performance, allowing it to compute a position almost instantly, even in difficult signal environments.
Spirent's solution provides a single platform for A-GPS OTA testing across all air interfaces, LTE, CDMA, GSM, and WCDMA, saving time and reducing cost.
announced today it has deployed assisted GPS technology (A-GPS) within its wireless network to enhance existing and planned location-based services (LBS) used with A-GPS capable devices.
THALWIL, Switzerland, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- u-blox AG, the leading Swiss provider of GPS receiver technology, will showcase u-blox 5, a Galileo-ready A-GPS chip featuring an acquisition performance of less than one second, at the 2007 CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany.
0 enables A-GPS and other location technologies to be employed across LTE, CDMA and WCDMA networks.