NAVSOP. Courtesy, BAE Systems BAE Systems has unveiled research into a new positioning system that could potentially provide an alternative to satellite-based systems such as GPS. Known as Navigation via Signals of Opportunity (NAVSOP), the new system exploits existing transmissions such as Wi-Fi, TV, radio and mobile phone signals, to calculate the user’s location to within a few meters. BAE Systems believes that by exploiting such a wide range of signals NAVSOP is ...

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