Did you know that time measurement accuracy of roughly 10 nanoseconds – that is 0.00000001 seconds (!) – is required for accurate positioning provided by GPS devices? Amazing!

This time measurement uncertainty leads to the positional uncertainty contribution of ca 3 m.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps

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