Thursday, January 29, 2009

Man. to offer farmers training on GPS, GIS

Article Title:Man. to offer farmers training on GPS, GIS
Article Snippet: "...deliver a curriculum to train farmers in "collection, processing and application of information available from precision farming equipment and software" using global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS). ..."
Reference: www.manitobacooperator.ca

Georgia Bill Would Ban Hidden GPS Tracking Devices

Article Title:Georgia Bill Would Ban Hidden GPS Tracking Devices
Article Snippet: "...One man, who was married for 18 years, told us, "We used it for several weeks, just tracking where my wife's vehicle was, and just to confirm some suspicions I had." His suspicions were right, and he's now divorced. He credits the GPS surveillance with saving him millions of dollars in alimony...."
Reference: www.wsbtv.com

Sunday, January 25, 2009

GPS system to help manage city trees

Article Title: GPS system to help manage city trees
Article Snippet: "...The GPS database will also be used to help establish better planting methods, especially in relation to pest resistance...."
Reference: www.union-bulletin.com

Friday, January 23, 2009

Visually impaired on right path with GPS

Article Title:Visually impaired on right path with GPS
Article Snippet: "...one of a new line of GPS devices meant to help people with visual impairments get around better. The devices can plot a walking course to the ubiquitous coffee shop, among other “points of interest,” and give spoken directions...."
Reference: www.chron.com

FAA and US Airways move closer to ADS-B trials in Philadelphia

Article Title:FAA and US Airways move closer to ADS-B trials in Philadelphia
Article Snippet: "...An aircraft equipped with ADS-B uses GPS to determine its own position and broadcasts that information to ground stations, and other aircraft with similar..."
Reference: www.flightglobal.com

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

TeleNav Shotgun(TM) GPS Navigation Device Automates Mileage ...

Article Title:TeleNav Shotgun(TM) GPS Navigation Device Automates Mileage ...
Article Snippet: "....TeleNav Shotgun, a two-way, Internet-connected GPS personal navigation device (PND) developed for business travelers. Customers can now track miles driven using TeleNav Shotgun, saving valuable time and resources they may have otherwise spent compiling expense reports. .."
Reference: www.msnbc.msn.com

Monday, January 19, 2009

Spectra Precision Introduces EPOCH 35 RTK GNSS System

Article Title:Spectra Precision Introduces EPOCH 35 RTK GNSS System
Article Snippet: "...The EPOCH 35 is a complete GNSS system that includes a base, rover, field software, data collector, and radio. The EPOCH 35 GNSS rover features integrated Bluetooth capability, an internal radio modem and battery. In North America, the system operates with the popular TDS Survey Pro field software. Outside the U.S., the system runs Spectra Precision Field Surveyor. These premiere field software solutions operate on the Spectra Precision Recon or Nomad data collectors. For RTK surveying, the base system may include a choice of radio modems that provide either a long- or short-range data link from the base to the rover...."
Reference: www.spectraprecision.com

GPS Helps Thieves Steal Two Cars From One Man In Same Night

Article Title:GPS Helps Thieves Steal Two Cars From One Man In Same Night
Article Snippet: "...Because the Mercedes was equipped with GPS, it is believed that the thieves used the GPS to track the Mercedes back to the owner's home, where the Porsche was parked in his driveway. ..."
Reference: www.informationweek.com

GPS for inauguration-goers

Article Title: GPS for inauguration-goers
Article Snippet: "...a free Web application designed for iPods and BlackBerries to those attending Barak Obama’s inauguration to ease the pain in navigating events in the nation's capital...."
Reference: gcn.com

Thursday, January 15, 2009

New law dictates where GPS device can be installed

Article Title: New law dictates where GPS device can be installed
Article Snippet: "...If you decide to mount your GPS on your windshield, there are now only two places where this will be considered legal. ..."
Reference: www.dailybulletin.com

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Company To Use GPS To Track Super Bowl VIPs

Article Title: Company To Use GPS To Track Super Bowl VIPs
Article Snippet: "...U.S. Fleet Tracking Corp. Normally, the company provides such tracking systems for companies like shippers, plumbers, ambulance contractors and even husbands or wives who suspect a cheating spouse...."
Reference: www.msnbc.msn.com

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Golf GPS

Article Title: Fore! Garmin to Debut GPS for Golfers
Article Snippet: "...G5, the first Garmin touch-screen handheld designed for golfers, will come preloaded with detailed maps for thousands of U.S. golf courses..."
Reference: www.pcworld.com

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

What is GIS?

Article Title: What is GIS?
Article Snippet: "...A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. ..."
Reference: www.gis.com

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

GPS essential for success of U.S. military effort in Iraq

Article Title: GPS essential for success of U.S. military effort in Iraq
Article Snippet: "...GPS, the country's satellite navigation system that is used for everything from guiding cars and tracking children to hunting for treasure, is a crucial wartime technology for U.S. forces in Iraq. The military relies on the Global Positioning System..."
Reference: www.globalsecurity.org

GPS Samsung Eternity Phone

I love the Samsung Eternity with AT&T service. This touch-screen phone with AT&T Navigator GPS. Technically adept shakers and movers are sporting this feature packed item. The one (1) hour Live video capture and playback is a particularly useful item when requiring a review of a conference or presentation. - Ray

Monday, January 5, 2009

GPS on a plane . . . insane

Article Title: GPS on a plane . . . insane
Article Snippet: "...the GPS and it fills me in on how fast the plane is going, where I am and how many miles it is to my destination. ..."
Reference: blog.nj.com

Sunday, January 4, 2009

GPS Jamming

Article Title: They're jammin'
Article Snippet: "...unless you're a military user, your GPS signal is basically unauthenticated, so a well-funded attacker can make your GPS receiver think it's anywhere on the planet. Most GPS devices are unable to prevent jamming..."
Reference: www.scmagazineuk.com

Saturday, January 3, 2009

P-Code GPS Signal

Article Title: P-Code-Enhanced Encryption-Mode Processing of GPS Signals
Article Snippet: "...at the option of the military, precision GPS code (P-code) is sometimes encrypted by a secret binary code, denoted the A code. Authorized users..."
Reference: www.techbriefs.com