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Sydney Trials Position Locata for City Use

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Recent Sydney trials of Australia’s land-based Locata positioning system conducted by the NSW Government have demonstrated its potential to provide high-accuracy positioning, navigation and timing services in urban environments, especially where signals from global satellite systems are blocked or unavailable.

The trials, conducted during September/October on SydneyHarbour, showed a difference of only 4.4 cm in the positioning and navigation guidance signals provided by the Locata system when compared to those obtained from survey-grade receivers using the American GPS and Russian GLONASS global satellite systems.

Read more at Landmark Magazine, December 2012