Global Navigation Satellite System Receiver
Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is an umbrella term that encompasses all global satellite positioning systems. This includes constellations of satellites orbiting over the earth’s surface and continuously transmitting signals that enable users to determine their position.
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is one component of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Specifically, it refers to the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System, a constellation of satellites developed by the United States Department of Defence (DoD).
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