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What does A-GPS stand for?

A-GPS stands for Assisted Global Positioning System (used in mobile communications as a positioning system)


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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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As a result, indoor LBS uses positioning technologies based on Wi-Fi, WLAN, ultra-wide band (UWB), Bluetooth, assisted global positioning system (A-GPS), microelectronic mechanical system (MEMS), and other hybrid technologies to determine the location of the searched object.
As a result, indoor LBS uses positioning technologies based on Wi-Fi, WLAN, ultra-wide band (UWB), Bluetooth, assisted global positioning system (A-GPS), microelectronic mechanical system (MEMS), and other hybrid technologies to determine the location of the searched object.
Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based TruePosition makes custom geo-location system that makes use of various wide-area mobile location techniques comprising Uplink Time Difference of Arrival (U-TDOA), Enhanced Cell ID (E-CID), Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS), and TV Signal Positioning primarily for public safety and security purposes.
Andrew's Geometrix MLC carrier-grade platforms support all handset-based and network-based wireless location methods, including assisted global positioning system (A-GPS) in both mobile-based and mobile-assisted versions, cell identity (CID), enhanced cell identity (E-CID), and uplink time difference of arrival (U-TDOA) technologies.
ATLANTA -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), is taking steps to ensure all of its customers own phones equipped with Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS) technology, which automatically provides 911 operators, who are equipped to receive the information, with the caller's approximate location in the event of an emergency.