[maemo-users] N900 GPS Recalibration

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Sun Mar 14 17:46:14 EET 2010
On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 11:03:51AM +0000, Tony Green wrote:
> Can the internal GPS on an N900 be recalibrated?

"Now please travel to the southermost point of Africa and press button

No, I don't think so.

> For some reason, mine always seems to show me as about 45 metres
> higher than I actually am. That's not just in the Maemo Mapper
> application, but apparently in the raw data (as shown by the location
> test application).
> ...or is GPS just inherently less accurate for height than it is for
> latitude/longitude?

IIRC yes, but I fail at google trying to find a source for that.

> It seems generally able to even plot which side of
> the road I'm walking on, so it's good for the latter.  -- 

I've seen my GPS randomly shift me to the opposite lane while it was
stationary in my car, so I wouldn't trust it too much for the fine

Marius Gedminas
Computers are not intelligent.  They only think they are.
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