GPS vs GPRS
This page on GPS vs GPRS describes difference between GPS and GPRS.
GPS stands for Global Positioning system,mainly devised to locate the place on earth. Now-a-days each electronic gadgets have been incorporate GPS feature. It helps in findind locations in cars,planes,Mobile phones etc.
GPRS stands for General Packet Radio Service, mainly devised for data communication between wireless devices. Data communication may include email,internet, MMS, SMS etc. GPRS technology is slowly replaced by current CDMA and LTE based solutions.
|Applications||Used for various applications on land, sea and air||Used for data transmission and reception applications such as internet, email, sms, mms etc.|
|Frequency of operation||Works on 1575.42 MHz (L1 Band) , 1227.60 MHz (L2 Band), 1381.05 (L3 Band), 1379.913 (L4 Band), 1176.45 (L5 Band) etc.||Works on various GSM bands 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz etc.|
|Frame Structure||GPS Frame Structure||GPRS frame structure|
|Technologies||Used along with any wireless technologies such as GSM, WiMAX, LTE etc.||USed along with GSM as it has protocol structures similar to GSM and also uses GSM bands|
GPS and GPRS RELATED LINKS
GPS Tracking System➤➤
GPS tutorial covering GPS System basics,GPS applications and
provide link to GPS system component/module manufacturers,
GPRS tutorial covering GPRS basics,network architecture,ip addressing,
handset classes,coding schemes,channel types,GPRS QoS and standard reference,