SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN and VENICE, CALIFORNIA – April 26, 2016 – Draganfly Innovations announced today the addition of support for GLONASS satellite navigation, which will provide higher accuracy and function in more locations than GPS alone.
GLONASS (GLObal NAvigation Satellite System) is a Russian space-based navigation system similar to GPS. Both systems consist of orbiting satellites that transmit reference signals that allow portable receivers to determine their own position using trilateration. The satellites orbit around the earth and at any given time only a portion of them are in the receiver’s line of sight. The more satellites that a receiver can see, the more accurate the calculated position is.
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