Friday, January 28, 2011

FCC Grants Go-Ahead to Potential Interferer with GPS Signal

Article Title: FCC Grants Go-Ahead to Potential Interferer with GPS Signal

Article Snippet: "...The Federal Communications Commission has waived its own rules and granted permission for a potential interferer with the GPS signal to broadcast from powerful land-based transmitters...."

Reference: www.gpsworld.com

Friday, January 21, 2011

Military GPS Testing Could Hamper Flights, Not Cars

Article Title: Military GPS Testing Could Hamper Flights, Not Cars

Article Snippet: "...According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the military is..."

Reference: cars.com

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

GPS Tracking System Used By NYC Taxi Commission to Bust 36,000 Drivers in Cab Scam

Article Title: GPS Tracking System Used By NYC Taxi Commission to Bust 36,000 Drivers in Cab Scam

Article Snippet: "...investigation in 2010 revealed that roughly 36,000 NYC taxi drivers overcharged passengers a whopping $8.3 million on 1.8 million trips..."

Reference: www.fieldtechnologies.com

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Nike GPS SportWatch out April in US

Article Title: Nike GPS SportWatch out April in US

Article Snippet: "...Apart from Garmin I can’t think of any other make of GPS sports watch on the market without resulting to a touch of Google research, which is why this bit of news caught my interest. Nike and TomTom have combined forces to bring us the Nike GPS SportWatch..."

Reference: www.geek.com

Saturday, January 8, 2011

GPS Forum

Article Title: GPS Forum

Article Snippet: "...Read GPS reviews for Garmin, TomTom, Magellan, Mio, NAVIGON, and others for auto navigation, handheld recreation, and bluetooth GPS devices. ..."

Reference: gpsreview.net

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Assisted GPS (a-GPS)

Article Title: Assisted GPS (a-GPS)

Article Snippet: "...Assisted GPS, generally abbreviated as A-GPS or aGPS, is a system which can, under certain conditions, improve the startup performance, or TTFF (Time To First Fix) of a GPS satellite-based positioning system. It is used extensively with GPS-capable cellular phones as its development was accelerated by the U.S. FCC's 911 mandate making the location of a cell phone available to emergency call dispatchers..."

Reference: wikipedia.org

Monday, January 3, 2011

Charles the GPS car robot can read your facial expressions

Article Title: Charles the GPS car robot can read your facial expressions

Article Snippet: "...introduction of Charles, a bodiless GPS system that resembles a man’s head and shoulders...."

Reference: www.ubergizmo.com