Where Are You?

  • James Bucanek


If you think the accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer are cool, you’re going to love this chapter. In addition to those instruments, many iOS devices contain radio receivers allowing them to triangulate their position by timing radio signals they receive from a network of satellites—either the Global Positioning System or the Russian Global Navigation Satellite System. This technology is generically referred to as GPS.


Global Navigation Satellite System 

Copyright information

© James Bucanek 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Bucanek
    • 1
  1. 1.AZUnited States

Personalised recommendations