China’s Beidou Navigation System Provides Meter-grade Positioning

CCTV says in its prime time news yesterday that China has developed its homegrown meter-grade fast positioning chip for its Beidou navigation system, which marks the formal entry of the application of the system into the meter-grade positioning era. It is expected Beidou global system will be completed by 2020 to provide services free of charge.

Source: CCTV “Application of China’s Beidou enters meter-grade era” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)