Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Dumb Criminal: Stolen Ambulance Recovered Using Vehicle's GPS

Article Title: Dumb Criminal: Stolen Ambulance Recovered Using Vehicle's GPS
Article Snippet: "...The crew immediately called police were able to use the GPS system inside the ambulance to track down the thief. "We were tracking the vehicle. So, that's a nice added feature being able to find addresses to emergency calls, but ..."
Reference: www.fox4kc.com

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

American flight to test fuel saving by using direct GPS route

Article Title: American flight to test fuel saving by using direct GPS route
Article Snippet: "...federal aviation officials hope will help make the case for a new navigation system. The plane on the Thursday flight will take a direct route guided by Global Positioning System, or GPS, technology instead of staying within the usual jetliner paths across the Atlantic...."
Reference: www.usatoday.com

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Air Force disputes GAO report warning of GPS failure

Article Title: Air Force disputes GAO report warning of GPS failure
Article Snippet: "..."The GPS will not go down," said Col. Dave Buckman, in a forum hosted late last month on Twitter Inc.'s social network. Buckman, command lead for position, navigation and timing at the Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs, is a subject-matter expert on the GPS satellite navigation program, which dates back to the 1970s. ..."
Reference: www.computerworld.com