GPS is currently accurate to something like 9 feet. An Australian company says its new geolocation technology could shave that down to a few centimeters, if its hardware is rolled out across the world. The company, Locata, envisions a constellation of local “satellites”--known as “LocataLites”--installed in known locations across an area that allow devices to get a super-accurate fix on their locations.
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