BEIJING, Nov. 22 (Xinhua)-- by the end of next year, Beijing will have 12,000 taxi covered BD navigation signal. And by 2015, Beijing will strive to achieve more than 50 billion yuan revenue of navigation and position service industry .
The Beijing economic and informational commission formally issued "the proposal for Beijing to motivate BD navigation and positioning service industry development (2012-2015)". This proposal puts forward the plan for Beijing to construct national BD industrial park and spur the development of BD industry.
At present, Beijing has organized the 10 pilot projects of BD navigation and positioning industry , covering transportation, emergency rescue, geological disaster monitoring and other fields. The city has used 20,000 BD terminals with a total investment of about 870 million yuan. Guiping Jiang, deputy director of the commission, said " Besides Internet and Mobile communication, navigation and position service industry is one of the emerging information technology industries which develop fastest the Internet, mobile communication development. Promoting BD navigation technology application will ‘bring great opportunity’ to Beijing."
According to the proposal, the next three years, Beijing will strengthen the independent innovation and R&D of BD navigation system, improve the industry chain and promote industrial cluster; promote BD position service applications in the transportation, logistics, agriculture, tourism, disaster relief, environmental resource management and other areas; strive to realize more than 50 billion yuan revenue of navigation and position service industry in 2015 , carry out more than 100 industry typical application examples.
Guiping Jiang said, Beijing, as the strategy and technology source of China BD satellite technology, has a rather complete satellite navigation and positioning industry chain and about 900 enterprises engaged in related industry which has taken 30% in all of the country.
Navigation or positioning service is the service provided for person or organization to get objects’ information at time. This service entails much commercial potential. At present, BD of China, GPS of US, GLONASS of Russia and GALILEO of Europe make up the international satellite navigation pattern. The number of orbit satellites of BD has reached 16 and will be used in commercial application by the end of this year.