Essays Tagged: "GPS"

Bluetooth wireless networking

fascinated me. The convenience and mass usage of cordless phones, cell phones, wireless networking, GPS or navigation systems have always captured my attention.A few years ago I first heard of the nam ...

(7 pages) 322 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Electronic Monitoring Probation

be used more. The advances in technology can be very useful in community corrections. Implementing GPS technology into these electronic bracelets can be used to further improve monitoring. By knowing ... ng with law enforcement officers in Oklahoma City, it cost roughly $9 a day to monitor a person via GPS bracelet as opposed to $48 a day to send them back to jail. This is only one reason why we shoul ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Global Positioning Systems

cation for determining our position is the Global Positioning System.The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their g ... lites and their ground stations. Using satellites and radio signals to pin-point a user's position, GPS provides users with accurate information about their position and velocity, as well as the time, ...

(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 direc ... one can cordinate your own position. Today, things are different a little bit easier. With a Garmin GPS handheld device, 4 AAA batteries you can instantly track your position. Until about a twe ... vice, 4 AAA batteries you can instantly track your position. Until about a twenty years ago, GPS existed in the realm of high-tech military thrillers. Fictional spies would tote hand-held units ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Industrial Revolution VS. Information Age.

each day! In the information age there were a lot of things made that can save your life, like the GPS. If you are lost in the woods the GPS will help you navigate where you are and will bring you to ...

(1 pages) 1689 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

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

als 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 segment. The space segment is a ... k of how far away each satellite is.In general there are normally 8 or so satellites "visible" to a GPS hand-held receiver at any given moment. Each satellite contains an atomic clock. The satellites ...

(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 it is becoming an increasi ... ch as automobile guidance systems, cartography, hikers, and the like. Into the future, the uses for GPS will be even more diverse.While its uses are many, at its root GPS provides users with accurate ... s importance for military purposes but also for every day life as well. This paper will look at the GPS's development, how it works, as well as its costs and benefits, and also the many uses of the GP ...

(11 pages) 216 1 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Information Technology - Impact of ICT on the social community.

Touchwood and the surrounding area. I will be talking about the impact of ICT in the community with GPS in transport, how it is useful and how it can be a bad thing. I will also be concentrating on se ... ve to wait. Also passengers don't know the duration of their 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 ...

(12 pages) 126 1 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Be it resolved that Space Exploration is a Pointless Endeavour. (CON)

ted nowadays were actually taken from the many space excursions. The invention of satellite phones, GPS systems, and satellite systems all come from space trips. Even the weather forecast uses satelli ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The impact of ICT in a social community

do not know how long they will have to wait for a service. There is a way to help this cause. It is GPS (global positioning service) the way it works is that they install it in a bus or a train. This ... er from the bus stop. It can also work out the ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival). The community needs GPS because people don't know when a bus or train will come. If the bus stop has a GPS system build ...

(12 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Financial Analysis & Stock Selection Project: Gap Inc.

Gap, Inc. (ticket symbol is GPS) and Limited Brands, Inc. (ticket symbol is LTD) are two companies in the same industry (Apparel ...

(3 pages) 146 0 3.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

GolfLogix: Measuring the Game of Golf

Introduction:GolfLogix has developed a small, GPS-based device to help golfers track their play. With the fact that GolfLogix has two devices it i ... nd download user-calibrated course mappings. The cart-mounted system has a competitive advantage in GPS-based video.The need for these products can be considered a barrier to enter for xCaddie owners. ...

(4 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Off Highway Vehicle Trail Development: Originally used this as a speech in my Agriculture class

sual reference, another way to mark a new trail is by using a Global Positioning Satellite unit, or GPS. A GPS is a great way to log where you've been and easily follow the same path again. When you d ... GPS is a great way to log where you've been and easily follow the same path again. When you do have GPS technology it is possible to share your exact mapping with other people. The way points logged o ...

(5 pages) 1078 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Satellite Networks, history and modern use.

f 10,000 to 20,000 kilometers. This region is most commonly used for navigation systems such as the GPS. Then there are the geostationary orbiting satellites, which sit at an altitude of 35,786 kilome ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


ple 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, Lincoln, BMW, and a few others, co ... ess convenient; laptops are being used by millions of people everyday, so with a CD-ROM drive and a GPS antenna, you can hook up your laptop to your car with an antenna and have the same results as th ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Effects Of Mobile Phone Radiation

asks ranging from taking a photo and sending it to a friend, to communicating with an international GPS satellite to find out where you are exactly on the globe. It is with these phones becoming more ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Carz Automated Delivery

obal positioning satellites and an online traffic monitoring system. The car would already need the GPS to direct itself to its new location and it could use this to find alternate routes should one b ...

(4 pages) 369 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Delivery Automated

obal positioning satellites and an online traffic monitoring system. The car would already need the GPS to direct itself to its new location and it could use this to find alternate routes should one b ...

(4 pages) 376 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Smart Weaponry

advances have been made since then. A smart weapon is a bomb or missile that is guided by laser or GPS to hit a designated target. A smart weapon can fly up to 18 miles before ploughing it's way thro ... and flattened 2 residential areas and killed as many as 20 civilians. When the weather is bad, the GPS or satellite-guided weapons are the ones to be relied on. These work by bouncing signals off sat ...

(2 pages) 341 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

IMC Campaign Strategy

Developing an IMC campaign strategy is vital for Hill's Pet GPS to become a successful product. Many factors need to be taken into consideration in the planning ... product and pricing.In this discussion, Team C will develop an IMC campaign strategy for Hill's Pet GPS and Team C will identify and describe the target market of our campaign, along with a descriptio ... target market of our campaign, along with a description of the positioning strategy for Hill's Pet GPS campaign. In addition, Team C will create a marketing communications objectives based on market ...

(7 pages) 93 1 4.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing