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post #17 of (permalink) Old 03-12-2014, 02:45 PM
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The practical application is still escaping me. UAV???some kind of climbing drone that will preclip the bolts on a hard route for you????

quote:Originally posted by oplopanax

People think the devices are more accurate than they are. 99% of the GPS units I've used report the 50% confidence interval, which is misleading. This project lets you compare the precision across devices, and under different environmental conditions.

For instance, the people flying UAVs keep claiming that they are accurate to within a metre, which is clearly not true, and you can see it for yourself.

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