New technology can track a phone with an accuracy of one meter

The technology, dubbed RTK, can be accurate to within one meter, according to company representatives

detect a smartphone. Note that previously such accuracy could only be achieved with the help of expensive equipment. Also, the developers promise, the new technology is able to reduce signal interference.

Oppo added that the first mobile devices with RTK will hit the market next year.

To implement this technology, OPPO is closelycooperates with the operator China Mobile. The company, in turn, is working to deploy a ground-based system and 5G towers. To achieve high accuracy, the algorithm uses information from GPS, mobile network and sensors in the smartphone, such as a gyroscope.

Also, the alliance will contribute to furtherpromoting high precision positioning technologies in many industries and achieving convenient positioning for a wider range of ordinary consumers.

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