Our devices are very accurate and can pinpoint their location to within 3 meters to 30 meters when outdoors.
Our GPS devices are primarily for outdoors. For outdoor location working on GPS (Global Positioning Satellite), this means it gets its position when the device is outdoors and can access a satellite. The location map on our App displays what the device is working off, either GPS or LBS, to give its current location.
When the device is indoors and GPS is displayed on the App, up you can sometimes get shadowing which can make the GPS location display anywhere from 10 meters to 100+ meters from its actual location.
LBS (Local Base Station) can be displayed when the device is indoors and this indicates cellular positioning which is usually accurate from 100 meters to 1000+ meters depending on the distance away from your nearest mobile phone base station that the device is registered to.
With regards to GPS working inside of buildings, GPS signals are carried through waves at a frequency that does not move easily through solid objects. A GPS device relies on a series of satellites in order to determine where it is physically located. The signals sent from these satellites do not penetrate all kinds of barriers with ease. When you use a GPS inside a building, a wide variety of physical barriers and potential interference sources make it difficult for the device to pinpoint your location accurately.
In general GPS devices are designed for outdoor use, therefore they are not as accurate when used indoors. Please note that when locating a device indoor the location can show as close as the house next door, or a lot further away depending on the LBS unit it is connected to. It is important to look at the location on the map screen to see if the watch is using GPS or LBS for location as LBS is not as reliable.
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