GPS


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  • noun

Synonyms for GPS

a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver

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In fact, many runners will obtain by running and then post online a course elevation for others to download to PC, and from there use in the handheld GPS unit.
In contrast to conventional GPS solutions, where higher sensitivity comes along with increased current consumption or worse positioning accuracy, Atmel's new ROM3.
Once all doubt is erased, I punch a button on the GPS while standing at the foot of this massive tree and a decimal version of latitude and longitude is frozen on the display.
Since GPS satellites orbit in a predictable path around Earth, Birnbach's receiver was always aware of its location in relation to the satellites.
Like an in-car navigation system, TeleNav GPS Navigator provides customers with access to full-color 3D moving maps, voice and on-screen navigation, and information and directions to millions of business listings in North America, including nearby Wi-Fi hotspots.
The GPS RADIONOVA RF antenna module is a true drop in solution that delivers high efficiency and reliable performance.
With more and more affordable GPS receivers and components flooding the market, the worldwide GPS market will reach a value of more than US$ 30 Billion approximately by 2008.
The GNR1040 GPS receiver contains a fully integrated GPS receive path, including a low noise amplifier (LNA), that down-converts the GPS L1 signal 1575.
Navigation and location-based service enabled devices require a robust RF solution, and manufacturers will seek GPS RFICs that are high performance, easily implemented and programmable," said Bill McLean, chief executive officer, GloNav Inc.
The i-Blue 727 model features the NemeriX NJ2020 hosted GPS baseband processor, which combines unmatched power, performance and accuracy, with one of the industry's smallest form factors, which utilizes the memory and processor resources already available on the host platform of the wireless i-Blue receiver.
The two acquisitions enable CSR to offer a GPS solution to handset, PND and other portable device manufacturers, offering an important added-value technology.
The widescreen aspect ratio allows users to see a larger map view when in GPS mode than do most GPS devices currently on the market.
A-GPS module and technology developers require a sophisticated test environment that includes GPS RF signals, assistance data flows and call signalling.
GPS (global positioning system) production value globally is expected to grow to $21.
TeleNav GPS Navigator[TM] Now Available on Palm Treo 680, Palm Treo 700p, Palm Treo 700w, Palm Treo 700wx, and Palm Treo 650