Essays Tagged: "Global Positioning System"

Agriculture : Growing Our Future.

keep up with the rapidly evolving technology that will facilitate his operation. GPS, also known as global positioning satellite, has made it possible to locate a point on the field within a few feet ...

(3 pages) 128 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Computers in Society

ng more and more diverse. As an example, farmers have computers in their tractors hooked up to GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) systems that not only tell them where to spray their pesticides but ar ... of wireless technology that has made it possible for mobile "laptop" computers to be linked up to a global network, not just for the mobile office, but for the person sitting on a beach on some south ...

(2 pages) 97 4 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Electronic Monitoring Probation

ill be guaranteed to be in court. I would recommend this program and think that adding a GPS system to electronic monitoring bracelets would be a tremendous help to society. These changes may b ... -"Working with Offenders-Electronic Monitoring in the Criminal Justice System" Community Based Corrections 5th edition Cromwell, Del Carmen and Alario J

(2 pages) 75 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Global Positioning Systems

Global Positioning SystemsSince prehistoric times, people have been trying to discover a reliable wa ... going, and to get them back home again. The latest application for determining our position is the Global Positioning System.The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system ...

(4 pages) 164 8 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

GPS receiver uses signals from satellites to pinpoint its exact location on Earth, any time, anywhere. Find out how the Global Positioning System lets you find your way around the globe.

Final ReportEngineering 100GPS Systems For years our ancestors having been relying on the stars to cordinate their direction ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Global Positioning System and its underlying physical principles related to waves.

The Global Positioning System involves the use of transmission of at least 4 radio wave signals from a " ... at least 4 radio wave signals from a "constellation" of 24 earth-orbiting satellites at one time.A Global Positioning System (GPS) unit consists of a space segment, a control segment, and a user segm ... cks cost somewhere between $50 000 and $100 000, far too expensive for ordinary consumer use.So the Global Positioning System has a clever and effective solution to this problem. Every satellite conta ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Global Positioning System.

This paper examines the Global Positioning System (GPS), previously known as the Navistar Global Positioning System, and how ... satellites, the receiver can compute latitude, longitude, altitude, and time.The Development of the Global Positioning System.Though its availability to the mass public is an event of recent history, ... about the nature of the universe, with no conception that their technology would some day lead to a global system of navigation. [However], today, GPS is saving lives, helping society in countless oth ...

(11 pages) 216 1 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Information Technology - Impact of ICT on the social community.

r journey when on the bus/train stations.GPS in Transport:In buses (and some trains), it has a GPS (Global Positioning System). All the buses are fitted with a sensor that sends its signal to a satell ...

(12 pages) 126 1 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Can Boeing Keep Flying High?

et services and digital movie distribution. This diversification is one reason why Boeing moved its global headquarters from Seattle,Washington, to Chicago, Illinois.Boeing now sees its military and s ... so working on projects related to "network centric warfare," in which the United States would use a global information grid to orchestrate all of its missiles, planes, tanks, and ships in battle from ...

(14 pages) 213 0 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Where Have All The Cod Gone

ore and this lead to the extension of the season to year round fishing. The development of the GPS (global positioning system) can pinpoint where the fish are so they can call the rest of their fleet ...

(3 pages) 523 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The eternal struggle

sume that aircraft would not be commonplace in our everyday lives. Computers, the Internet, and the Global Positioning System(GPS) were all originally created for military use during the Cold War era. ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


eing used by millions of people around the world right now. It's all done with something called the Global Positioning System, (GPS). Today it is very simple to use this. In cars like Mercedes, Lincol ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Carz Automated Delivery

rolled delivery car should save time over conventional delivery methods. This can be attained using global positioning satellites and an online traffic monitoring system. The car would already need th ...

(4 pages) 369 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Flash Of Technological Generation.

these powerful information-keeping devices. But life stops if something is wrong with the computer system, and this is a great disadvantage of the computer on a professional level.At the same time co ...

(2 pages) 301 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mobile Phones and Global Positioning System's in Relation to waves

used on 8/04/08. used on 8/04/08.�PART BA Global Positioning System works by sending a signal to as many of the 24 satellites that are orbitin ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Week 4 IMC Media Campaign

ion and customers; effectiveness and efficiency in everything; and innovation and leadership in the global market.Campaign ThemeA campaign theme should be centered and based on the campaign's goal; Te ... ogan mentioned above will run right underneath the globe. This works. This will give the campaign a global feel and also corresponds with the Global Positioning System (GPS) product; the logo will hel ...

(13 pages) 94 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Information Technology – Structure of Data

and voice recognition services. Newer mobile phones incorporate PDA, wireless Internet, email, and global positioning system (GPS) capabilities. Wireless technologies can reduce costs, increase effic ...

(5 pages) 116 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A Phone Safe Enough for the Kids

y ring tones, and get Disney wallpaper. This cell phone will also have a security feature called a "global positioning system". The global positioning system is made to keep tabs on children locations ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Location Based Services

ercial benefits. Some of the technologies used in LBS are Location Determining Technology (LDT) and Global Positioning System (GPS). Most Location based services are developed on J2ME platform, the J2 ... one companies are developing new location based services to assist the customers and to capture the global market as mobile phones are one of the most fast growing businesses in the world. Recently, N ...

(14 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Tech Exploration – Global Positioning Systems

n invented to aid our memory deficiencies as well as our desire to pinpoint specific locations. The global positioning system also known as the GPS, is one of these devices that help us find our way. ... in movies and television that showcase its capabilities and its possibilities.The Components of the Global Positioning System:The GPS, which is the only fully functioning Global Navigation Satellite S ...

(11 pages) 433 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies