NavIC: India’s own satellite navigation developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

NavIC : India’s own satellite navigation developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), all the details …

India now has its own satellite navigation or GPS alternative in place dubbed as Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). GPS is American, Russia has GLONASS, the European Union uses Galileo, China has BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and now India is ready to have its own NavIC tech in smartphones with the launch of three new 4G-enabled mobile processors from Qualcomm. These processors will power affordable Android phones in the country. Here are all the details …

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ISRO Technology: India now has its own satellite navigation or GPS alternative…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 mobile chipsets launched with NavIC support

TECH BY ISRO
TECH BY ISRO: satellite navigation or GPS alternative

The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 mobile chipsets are 4G-enabled and will support NavIC built by ISRO.

Realme and Xiaomi will be the first to launch smartphones with new Snapdragon processor with NavIC support

TECH MADE BY ISRO
TECH MADE BY ISRO: Xiaomi and Realme have confirmed launching phone with NavIC Technology.

Chinese smartphone brands Xiaomi and Realme have confirmed that they will be launching smartphones running on Snapdragon 720G chipset (with NavIC) soon in India

ISRO’s NavIC is only meant for India and is claimed to be more accurate than GPS

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ISRO Smartphone Technology: NavIC is more accurate than GPS

ISRO considers NavIC to be more accurate than GPS with position accuracy of 5 metre. Also, NavIC is powered by dual frequency (S and L bands) while GPS is dependent only on L band making it more accurate than GPS.

For powering NavIC, there are 8 Indian Regional Navigation Satellites (IRNS)

TECHNOLOGY BY ISRO
Technology BY ISRO: NavIC on Qualcomm chips

NavIC on Qualcomm chips will provide predictive location and will tell you exactly whether to turn left or right

When you come out of a building, NavIC on Qualcomm chips has the capability to offer exact direction and can tell you whether to turn right or left when you step out.

PHONE TECH BY ISRO
Phone technology developed by ISRO more accurate than GPS…

NavIC is designed to work in Indian conditions

Isro’s NavIC tech is designed to work keeping in mind Indian conditions like congested localities, building with thick walls and regions where connectivity is patchy.

SMART PHONE NAVIGATION BY ISRO
Smart phone satellite navigation developed by ISRO, claimed better than GPS

While driving, NavIC can also offer visual turn-by-turn voice navigation

LATEST TECH BY ISRO
LATEST TECH BY ISRO: Phone technology developed by ISRO

Indian Air Force to also integrate NavIC in its fighter aircrafts for improved navigation.

SMARTPHONE TECH BY ISRO
Smart Phone technology developed by ISRO

At least 30 Indian companies are making NavIC trackers for cars.

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Latest Smart Phone technology developed by ISRO:  NavIC trackers for vehicles also

At least 30 Indian companies are making NavIC trackers for vehicles after Isro procured multichip module (MCM) developed by Taiwanese SkyTraQ. Commercial vehicles registered after April 1, 2019 are needed to have NavIC trackers.

Disclaimer: All information is gathered from various internet sources.

Source: Gadgetsnow.com

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