Rohde & Schwarz News Magazine

208 | Wireless

Location based services with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and OTDOA

Checking the weather forecast during breakfast or finding your way in rush hour traffic – just two examples of apps that allow smartphone users to benefit from location based services (LBS). How do these useful helpers manage to find the phone’s exact position so quickly? This article gives you a behind the scenes look at positioning for location based services. It also outlines the comprehensive range of Rohde & Schwarz test systems which ensure that all components used in positioning work together seamlessly.

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