Garmin has announced a new portable GPS receiver that will work with both Android and Apple gadgets. The GPS receiver is able to connect to smartphones and tablets using Bluetooth and greatly increases the accuracy of GPS signals for applications running on the devices. The GPS receiver is called the Garmin GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS Receiver.
The small device has an internal rechargeable battery good for 12 hours per charge. The receiver updates GPS data 10 times per second and supports US and Russian satellite networks. That means it works with both GPS satellites and GLONASS satellites.
The device will be available in stores in August for $99. Garmin is also offering a special package for pilots called GLO for Aviation with a special mount and more selling for $129.