13 May 2021
High-resolution terminal devices of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) with sub-meter level positioning accuracy have been installed in public buses in the city of Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province. The equipment is expected to offer real-time information with high accuracy. In remote areas outside the coverage of conventional telecommunications network, the device can activate the emergency communication function realized through the BDS-3 system and accurately upload location information of the buses. The city of Nanchang aims to install 1,000 such devices in buses by the end of May.
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