Apple Used India’s NavIC GPS System in iPhone 15 Fashions: MoS IT


Apple has included India’s Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) GPS system in its iPhone 15 fashions, Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar stated on Thursday. NavIC, which is powered by ISRO satellites, can be obtainable together with different GPS programs of Galeilio and Glosnas in iPhone 15.

On September 12, Apple unveiled iPhone 15 Professional and iPhone 15 Professional Max fashions, and they are going to be obtainable for buy later this month.

“There are two massive milestones that emerge from the Apple announcement of their latest Iphone 15. One is definitely a really satisfying announcement which is that on the very day a buyer in New York, Tokyo or London will get of their hand on an iPhone 15, an Indian buyer can even get the iPhone on the identical day,” Chandrasekhar stated.

The Minister of State (MoS) for Electronics and Data Know-how additionally stated that for the primary time ever, iPhone 15 incorporates in its system design the supply of NavIC GPS system, together with different GPS of Galeilio and Glosnas.

“So for the primary time ever, a world product like iPhone could have included expertise that’s designed, delivered and powered by the Indian constellation of NavIC which is one thing that ISRO has constructed, designed and launched.

“It… exhibits the approaching of age of Indian expertise,” he stated.

When requested if the federal government plans to introduce NavIC in different areas as nicely like vehicles, he replied within the affirmative.

“Sure! It’s pure that NavIC tracker needs to be made obligatory for all vehicles. The subsequent step can be that each one vehicles can even use NavIC trackers. Like all iPhones have gotten NavIC, all vehicles can be powered by NavIC,” he stated.

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