Archives for May 2013

Soleus entering bike market with GPS-enabled Draft computer

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Soleus, a major supplier of sports watches to the running and fitness market, is entering the bike world with a GPS-enabled bike computer that will retail for $ 99. Soleus' parent company, ADAO Global, has made sports watches for …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap […]

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ST-Ericsson sells GPS business to Intel

ST-Ericsson, a money-losing joint venture being wound down by owners STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, has sold its GPS mobile business to Intel. ST-Ericsson, which focuses on mobile and wireless chips, announced the sale on Tuesday without naming …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories are […]

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Penalty may increase for sex offenders who cut GPS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sex-offender parolees who remove or disable their satellite-linked tracking devices would face increased penalties under a bill approved by the state Senate. Lawmakers of both parties say offenders sometimes face little …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories are provided […]

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Helios Handlebars offer iPhone-Controllled Lights And GPS

A brand new set of bicycle handlebars has today launched, offering users LED lights and GPS which can be controlled by an iPhone app. Named the Helios, the handlebars come in two designs, the first resembles standard road bike handlebars, whilst the …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP […]

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Some prefer map, compass to GPS

Global positioning satellite devices and smart phones help folks find their way through the woods, but hikers, hunters and other outdoor explorers still like to carry a map and compass to avoid getting lost. They don't count on cell phones to receive …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP […]

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Big earthquakes create global-scale GPS errors

Thirteen years of supersized earthquakes, such as that of May 24 with magnitude-8.3 in Russia, have contaminated GPS sites around the world, a new study finds. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a network of satellites and ground stations that …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor […]

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Galileo Takes Center Stage at Fourth ESA Colloquium

The fourth International Colloquium on Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, December 4–6. Since 2007, the worldwide scientific community has met every two years to discuss the possibilities …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories […]

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Jihadist Suggests Spoofing GPS Signals, Jamming to Combat Drones

Inspired by a report from 2012 that University of Texas researchers hijacked a drone by spoofing signals sent to its GPS receiver, and a report from 2011 about North Korea jamming a US military spy plane's GPS and forcing it to land, a jihadist …See all stories on this topic » SITE Intelligence Group (subscription) […]

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eTrak GPS+ melds WiFi, cellular and GPS tracking, launches at CTIA 2013 …

We've come across a number of GPS-based tracking devices over the years but most are rather bulky and difficult to setup. eTrak's attempting to remedy this here at CTIA 2013 with GPS+, a fob-like product that combines WiFi, cellular and GPS tracking in …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap […]

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Sirens and gps system focus for commission

JAY – The Delaware County Commissioners approved on Tuesday to proceed with purchasing a tornado siren for the Moseley area. “We have applied for a $ 10,000 grant,” said Doug Smith, County Commissioner for District 1.See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories are provided […]

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