Bayan M. Qandil

From My Perspective…

Did you know a new GPS system is coming – sans US

Did you know that the European Commission and the European Space Agency are developing a next generation GPS satellite network?  Well they are and they have been for many years now.  So what’s so special about it.  Well, Better Resolution: As good as centimeter level accuracy with the public service as good as 1 metre.Better Coverage: Especially in urban areas and inside buildingsBetter Integrity: With integrity checks and user warnings if integrity / accuracy is jeopardizedNon US: Not run by the US military resulting in better independence and disaster failover. There will be a 5 services that will be offered […]