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episode 129: Where Does The Blue Dot Come From?


Calculating the location of your mobile device ( the blue dot ) is not as straightforward as you might imagine. It involves databases of wifi hotspots, 3D city models, IMU's, GNSS, your proximity to cell towers, and maybe something called visual positioning.

Ed Parsons - Googles Geospatial Technologist explains 

 

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