Global Positioning System

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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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According to the company, the SS3 GPS Receiver Module is suitable for device manufacturers looking for a low-cost, complete drop-in solution for a range of embedded applications including USB dongles, personal trackers, automatic vehicle locators, vehicle black boxes, data loggers, media tablets and portable media players.
Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS receiver is a waterproof, handheld GPS intended for outdoor navigation.
The Airwave-1 single chip GPS receiver is designed to provide mobile devices with continuous location data while requiring significantly less power than current GPS solutions, consuming just 1mA.
Often people have unrealistic expectations for a GPS receiver and they don't understand what a receiver can and cannot do.
Similar studies have been conducted in which GPS receiver accuracy has been investigated.
The Navstar GPS Joint Program Office developed and continually enhances this device, which replaces the last generation of equipment known as Precision Lightweight GPS Receivers.
Charlie had just gotten a contract to build GPS receivers, so he was expanding at that point," says Lange.
The GPS receiver is able to track signals of up to -150 dBm, allowing navigation even in difficult environments like urban canyons and under dense foliage, and also enables applications with concealed antennas.
However, starting next year, the PLGR will be replaced by the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR).
Except for buying a GPS receiver, the sport is free.
The GPS receiver module offers excellent maximum time interval error (MTIE) performance in harsh temperature environments as specified in the ETSI 300 019-2-3.
A device called a GPS receiver measures, or triangulates, the signals it receives from the satellites and calculates current latitude and longitude.
CAMBRIDGE, England -- Antenova Ltd, the integrated antenna and RF solutions company, announced a special sub-$3 price offering of its GPS RADIONOVA SS3 Receiver Module - a complete GPS receiver including SiRFstarIII GPS IC and all front end RF components in a very small low profile single package module.
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