WebGL Global Navigation Satellites

Welcome to my WebGL visualization of global navigation satellites. WebGL provides 3D graphics in a web browser without the use of plug-ins. Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) are satellite systems that provide global positioning.

Note that the initial page load will take a little time since there is a fair amount to download and process. Just click below to get going.

Click For WebGL Global Navigation Satellites

Navigation models used here are simplistic and this presentation serves only as an illustration. You really don't want to use this for navigation!

Last update: 2011-04-20.


A very recent standards compliant browser is required for WebGL to work. I am using the following:



Acknowledging the ideas and work of others. :-)

Sam Gratrix, Gratrix.net.