GPS units are marvellous devices, but there are many problems with them, from over-dependence on their navigational capabilities, to ethical abuses and even to accuracy issues. This article covers some of the current issues with GPS units, and what’s being done to fix them.
Learning About GPS – What is GPS? How GPS Works? What GPS Can Do For You?
GPS was originally conceived as a navigational aid for the military, and from these humble beginnings spawned the utilization of GPS across a vast array of personal and professional settings. Global Positioning Systems are now commonly used to track people and possessions, survey land, sea and space, map locations, targets and routes. Here we discuss what GPS is? how it has developed for mass consumer markets? And what it all means to us as a global end user? Providing all the information you need regarding the practicalities of GPS so that you know how it can work to benefit you on a personal or professional level.
Searching for a GPS receiver schematics is a difficult exercise on the net. You may not find much DIY information to assemble a GPS receiver that is current. The same goes for people trying to modify their gadgets. Finding patent details is comparatively easier for researchers looking for them.
GPS Satellite surveying usually involves relative positioning modes of operation, and in turn high accuracies. So, let us now discover what GPS survey is in a detailed manner, and analyze how GPS satellite surveying is different from a conventional GPS survey.
Reading about GPS technology, you frequently come across GPS terminology. If you don’t know you guess, or Google for the GPS acronym meaning. This article compiles the most common GPS terminology and offers the meaning. Use it as a quick reference to GPS acronyms.
GPS navigation systems are invaluable in travel, helping us find specific addresses and locations in unfamiliar areas. These systems need to be very accurate in order to do their job, but just how accurate are they?
In the market for a GPS and having having trouble deciding between a TomTom GPS and a Nuvi GPS? We found that price is not the only issue. Follow along as we line the devices up feature-by-feature and try to pick a winner.
While GPS systems are being used widely for a variety of services, people are seldom aware of GNSS that helps GPS determine their location. GNSS is not one or two satellites. A proper GNSS employs a minimum of four satellites to send enough information to ensure maximum accuracy of the GPS device.
Here’s a follow-up to our GPS Simplied feature. This time we give you some of the most commonly used acronyms used in portable GPS as well as a brief explanation of what each term means.
Still entangled in the web of GPS? Here we give you a quick guide to help you understanding the intricacies of GPS – what it is, how it works, and how important a GPS Receiver is. We will try to explain these concepts as simply as possible.
Tracking people with their cell phones can be great, or horrifying, depending on the situation. In this article, we’ll discuss possible ethics violations of using cell phone GPS tracking.
Garmin Fishfinder Transducers are the ultimate non-human companion for your fishing expeditions on a boat. These devices combine Global Positioning System technology with the ability to determine and display on a digital screen where fish are when traversing any body of water. Find out more below.