Device used by Royal Mail to capture data
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Royal Mail GPS trials begin in East Anglia

Postal workers in East Anglia are using satellite receivers to map the exact location of every property in a Royal Mail trial to improve sat-nav systems.

The devices record precise property co-ordinates in Essex, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, but do not take photographs.

Nikki Fox reports.

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  • 18 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK