Archives for December 2012

BeiDou navigation system going after GPS' market share

Asia is about to become a lot smaller. Last Thursday, China opened up its satellite navigation system to the public, potentially paving the way for better Asia-specific location-based software. The Chinese BeiDou navigation system was started in 2000 …See all stories on this topic » CNET (blog) Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor […]

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China Launches its Own GPS

China has opened its own global positioning system to the public. Called BeiDou, the technology promises about the same accuracy as GPS – about 10 meters – but covers only a small section of the world. There are currently 33 BeiDou satellites in orbit …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps […]

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That's Wack! GPS Shoes and Dogs Who Drive

Would you ever buy your baby a onesie that's also a mop? I mean, hey, he was down there anyway, right? It's not like you handed him a mop. There are products that are just plain wacky (like bacon breath mints) and then there are products like the baby …See all stories on this topic […]

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China's GPS Alternative Goes Public Across Asia-Pacific

A spokesman said that Beidou is targeting a 70-80% share of the Chinese market in related location services by 2020. The China Satellite Navigation Office added that by that time it also intended the service to be available across the globe. […] Six …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap […]

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Hide-and-seek uses GPS co-ordinates

This is the second of a nine-part series on geocaching. Today we explain some of the history behind what has become a global phenomenon and what you need to know to get started. Next week we'll give you details of five geocaches around the south for …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts […]

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City anchor: 3900 DTC buses have GPS, but data not sent to depots

As part of the security measures announced by the Delhi government in the wake of the recent gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student, GPS systems in public transport vehicles figure at the top of the list. But bureaucratic hurdles have kept the …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP […]

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Karnataka leads the way with GPS on taxis

BANGALORE: Karnataka on Sunday became the first state to announce measures to make public transport safer for women with the help of technology. The state government said it would equip taxis and autorickshaws with GPS and state transport buses with …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor […]

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Casts and Blasts from the article about GPS Collars

Some of the things from Tuesday and Wednesday spent researching Sunday's article about how GPS collars allow hunters to keep full-time track of their dogs. Ted Gartner where he most likes to hunt — the wide-open prairie. – Ted Gartner, of Garmin …See all stories on this topic » Kansas.com (blog) Google Alerts – intitle:gps […]

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Corvallis Microtechnology Releases Farming GPS GIS App

December 20, 2012, Oregon, USA – CMTINC.COM announces the release of the Farming GPS GIS software application for the Apple iPad. During the last six months CMTINC.COM has released several simple app tools for using the iPad or iPhone to perform …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health […]

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GPS fleet tracking: Track your vehicles anytime, anywhere

Networkfleet merges GPS vehicle tracking technology with affordable wireless coverage. The result is easily accessible GPS fleet tracking that improves efficiency and reduces cost. With Networkfleet you can count on: • Industry longevity: founded in …See all stories on this topic » Utility Products Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories […]

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