Accuracy of positioning data on smartphones

  title={Accuracy of positioning data on smartphones},
  author={Stephan von Watzdorf and Florian Michahelles},
This contribution investigates how accurate location information is on smartphones. Our research is based on a data set consisting of 2289 locations gathered from a marketed iPhone application. In a first analysis, it became evident that the accuracy information differs significantly among iPhone and iPod and iPad devices. A second analysis of the accuracy values reveals clusters of accuracy values at above 1 km, at 500 meters, and at an accuracy of below 300 meters. Information with an… CONTINUE READING
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