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Global Positioning System
The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a space-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated
May 23rd 2017

GPS navigation device
GPS A GPS navigation device or GPS receiver, and when used for vehicle navigation commonly referred to simply as a GPS, is a device that is capable of receiving
May 13th 2017

GPS satellite blocks
See also: List of GPS satellites A GPS satellite is a satellite used by the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS). The first satellite in the
May 2nd 2017

GPS tracking unit
A GPS tracking unit is a device, normally carried by a moving vehicle or person, that uses the Global Positioning System to determine and track its precise
May 24th 2017

GPS-Block-IIIAGPS Block IIIA, or GPS-IIIGPS III is the next generation of GPS satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed
May 3rd 2017

Assisted GPS
Assisted-GPSAssisted GPS (abbreviated generally as A-GPS and less commonly as aGPS) is a system that often significantly improves startup performance—i.e., time-to-first-fix
Apr 2nd 2017

GPS-Block-IIFGPS Block IIF, or GPS-IIFGPS IIF is an interim class of GPS (satellite), which are used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational until the GPS
Apr 14th 2017

Gp or GP may refer to: Gameplanet (New Zealand), a New Zealand video game community, a blog about the politics of computer and video
Apr 28th 2017

GPS signals
(GPS) satellites broadcast microwave signals to enable GPS receivers on or near the Earth's surface to determine location, velocity, and time. The GPS
Apr 6th 2017

GPS Rugby
GPS Rugby Club, colloquially known as Jeeps, is an Australian rugby union club based at Ashgrove in Brisbane that plays in the Queensland Premier Rugby
Jan 9th 2017

Differential GPS
System that provides improved location accuracy, from the 15-meter nominal GPS accuracy to about 10 cm in case of the best implementations. DGPS uses a
May 21st 2017

List of GPS satellites
numbers. SVNs are "space vehicle numbers", the serial numbers assigned to each GPS satellite, and PRNs are the "pseudo-random noise" sequences, or Gold codes
May 8th 2017

Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed Zakaria GPS is a weekly public affairs show hosted by journalist and author Fareed Zakaria on CNN and broadcast around the world by CNN International
Feb 13th 2017

Allsport GPS
GPS Allsport GPS is a fitness tracking phone application combined with a website. It uses GPS to provide performance statistics and is run on a GPS-enabled
Mar 3rd 2017

GPS navigation software
GPS navigation software usually falls into one of the following two categories: Navigation with route calculation and directions from the software to
Mar 29th 2017

Simultaneous-GPSimultaneous GPS or S-GPS is a method to enhance a mobile phone's satellite-based position reporting ability to a mobile network operator. Ordinarily,
Oct 2nd 2016

GPS puck
GPS puck has two meanings. It is a term for the antenna on GPS navigation devices, which receives GPS signals from GPS satellites. The early antennas were
Dec 10th 2015

Mio Technology develops and markets GPS navigation mobile system services. The brand was established in May 2002 and now has operations in Taiwan, mainland
Nov 1st 2016

GPS drawing
GPS drawing is a method of drawing that uses Global Positioning System technology (GPS) to create large-scale artwork. It combines art, movement, and technology
Mar 8th 2017

GPS for the visually impaired
Since the Global Positioning System (GPS) was introduced in the late 1980s there have been many attempts to integrate it into a navigation-assistance
Nov 21st 2016

GPS aircraft tracking
GPS A GPS aircraft tracking solution is made possible when an aircraft is fitted with a GPS receiver. By communication with GPS satellites, detailed real-time
Aug 25th 2016

GPS Exchange Format
GPX, or GPS-Exchange-FormatGPS Exchange Format, is an XML schema designed as a common GPS data format for software applications. It can be used to describe waypoints, tracks
Apr 16th 2017

GPS·C, short for GPS Correction, was a Differential GPS data source for most of Canada maintained by the Canadian Active Control System, part of Natural
Jan 6th 2017

Comparison of free off-line GPS software
for use at sea. To determine the GPS coordinates of a destination, one can use sites such as and GPS visualizer. Some software presented
May 10th 2017

Comparison of commercial GPS software
This is a list of notable commercial Global Positioning System (GPS) software for various device, with a specific focus on mobile phones, tablets, tablet
Mar 28th 2017

Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver
AN/PSN-11 GPS-Receiver">Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (PLGR, colloquially "plugger") is a ruggedized, hand-held, single-frequency GPS receiver fielded by the US military
Jan 29th 2016

USA-213, also known as GPS SVN-62, GPS IIF SV-1 and NAVSTAR 65, is the first satellite in the Block IIF series of Global Positioning System navigation
May 1st 2017

GPS wildlife tracking
see animal migration tracking and History of wildlife tracking technology. GPS wildlife tracking is a process whereby biologists, scientific researchers
Apr 19th 2017

GPS Construction
GPS Construction (Nottingham) Ltd was founded in Nottingham, in 1984, by Gordon P Smith, a bricklayer by trade. He started the company working alone with
Dec 31st 2016

CAD, GIS, & GPS Magazine
CAD, GIS & GPS Magazine is a portal in Arabic, concerned with engineering software related to computer aided design (CAD) software, like AutoCAD, MicroStation
Oct 31st 2016

Comparison of GPS software
Comparison of GPS software can mean: Comparison of commercial GPS software Comparison of free GPS software GPS software
Dec 20th 2015

USA-206, also GPS SVN-50, PRN-05 and NAVSTAR 64 and known before launch as GPS IIR-21, GPS IIRM-8 or GPS IIR-21(M), is an American navigation satellite
May 1st 2017

Golf GPS rangefinder
Golf GPS rangefinders are used in the sport of golf to aid the player in accurately determining the distance to certain fixed points on a golf course
May 2nd 2017

GPS intelligent buoys
GPS intelligent buoy (GIB) systems may be classified as inverted long-baseline (LBL) acoustic positioning devices where the transducers are installed
Mar 26th 2016

USA-232, also known as GPS IIF-2, and GPS SVN-63, is an American navigation satellite which forms part of the Global Positioning System. It was the second
May 1st 2017

GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation
The GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) is an implementation of a regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) by the Indian government
Jan 6th 2017

GPS watch
GPS A GPS watch is a device with integrated GPS receiver that is worn as a single unit strapped onto a wrist, in the manner of a watch. The watch can have
May 23rd 2017

Interagency GPS Executive Board
The Interagency GPS Executive Board (IGEB) was an agency of the United States federal government that sought to integrate the needs and desires of various
Nov 6th 2013

USA-242, also known as GPS IIF-4, GPS IIF SV-5 and Vega, is an American navigation satellite which was launched on 15 May 2013 and became operational on
May 1st 2017

Spoofing attack
telnet. GPS A GPS spoofing attack attempts to deceive a GPS receiver by broadcasting incorrect GPS signals, structured to resemble a set of normal GPS signals
Mar 30th 2017

Geotagged photograph
of taking the photo. Several manufacturers offer cameras with a built-in GPS receiver, but most cameras with this capability are camera phones as camera
May 15th 2017

Death by GPS
Death by GPS refers to the death of people attributable, in part, to following GPS directions or GPS maps. For example, several deaths in Death Valley
Nov 25th 2016

GPS IIR-1 or GPS SVN-42 was the first Block IIR GPS satellite to be launched. It was to have been operated as part of the United States Air Force Global
May 9th 2017

GPS in the Earthmoving Industry
GPS when applied in the earthmoving industry can be a viable asset to contractors and increase the overall efficiency of the job. Since GPS satellite
May 15th 2017

Personal navigation assistant
See also: GPS navigation device, Automotive navigation system, and Satellite navigation A Personal Navigation Assistant (PNA) also known as Personal Navigation
Nov 30th 2016

GPS/INS is the use of GPS satellite signals to correct or calibrate a solution from an inertial navigation system (INS). Inertial navigation systems usually
Jan 10th 2017

Error analysis for the Global Positioning System
computed using the Global Positioning System is important for understanding how GPS works, and for knowing what magnitude of errors should be expected. The Global
Jan 31st 2017

GPS (disambiguation)
GPS is the Global Positioning System, a satellite-based navigation system. GPS may also refer to: GPS navigation device, especially an automotive navigation
Feb 3rd 2017

Radio occultation
meteorology. GNSS or GPS radio occultation (GNSS-RO, GPS-RO, GPSRO) is a type of radio occultation that relies on radio transmissions from GPS (Global Positioning
Feb 19th 2017

Radio clock
milliseconds. GPS satellite navigation receivers also internally generate accurate time information from the satellite signals. Dedicated GPS timing receivers
May 10th 2017

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