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February 14, 2013
A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent
Madrid, Spain (SPX) Feb 14, 2013
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle's position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90 percent, and which can be installed in any vehicle at a very low cost. The system, which is based on sensorial fusion, was jointly designed and developed by the Applied Artificial Intelligence Group (GIAA - Grupo de Inteligencia Aplicada Artificial) and the Systems Intelligence Laboratory ... read more
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