Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Obama Lifts Up GPS in Speech to U.S. Scientists

Article Title:Obama Lifts Up GPS in Speech to U.S. Scientists
Article Snippet: "...“The calculations of today’s GPS satellites are based on the equations that Einstein put to paper more than a century ago,” Obama said, having noted that “no one can predict what new applications will be born of basic research. . . .” Indeed, the relative motions of GPS spacecraft and users..."
Reference: www.insidegnss.com

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Guide dog GPS device up for award

Article Title:Guide dog GPS device up for award
Article Snippet: "...A mature student inventor has developed a satellite navigation system for guide dogs that he hopes will allow blind people to step out in new directions...."
Reference: bbc.co.uk

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

GPS helps locate 2 lost snowmobilers

Article Title:GPS helps locate 2 lost snowmobilers
Article Snippet: "...the Utah County Sheriff's Office and Search and Rescue received a handheld GPS from a "Spot" handheld GPS system indicating that the owner, Glen Jones, of West Jordan, was possibly in danger..."
Reference: www.deseretnews.com

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Census workers hit the streets, knock on doors

Article Title:Census workers hit the streets, knock on doors
Article Snippet: "...Census employees will wear official identification and carry hand-held computers to capture physical addresses and their GPS coordinates...."
Reference: www.cbs6albany.com