World’s first dual-frequency GNSS smartphone hits the market

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Xiaomi – one of the fastest growing mobile brands – has launched the world’s first dual-frequency GNSS smartphone. Fitted with a Broadcom BCM47755 chip, the Xiaomi Mi 8, launched on May 31, is the world’s first smartphone providing up to decimetre-level accuracy for location-based services and vehicle navigation.

NPR Connections Podcast : Historical Discovery in Ontario County

From the NPR archives –  MAY 28, 2015

Sometimes a small archaeological discovery can tell us more than we first realize. We’re digging into the dirt of South Bristol, Ontario County, where just such a discovery is a window into our history. It’s a preview of the ongoing “Science on the Edge” lecture series at the Rochester Museum and Science Center with Ann Morton of Morton Archeological Research Services.

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day….

…But it is making great strides forward

MARS is working with the city of Rome to help complete a multi-million dollar downtown revitalization project that includes re-watering the old Erie Canal and much more.