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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Micro Modular Technologies (MMT), a leader in small, power-efficient GPS modules, today unveiled the MN5515HS GPS receiver module, a low power, fully integrated GPS receiver module with increased signal sensitivity.
The benefit of A-GPS is that users receive this location information instantly rather than having to wait for the GPS receiver to acquire Ephemeris data for visible satellites, which can take from 30 seconds up to several minutes depending on conditions.
a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), announced the release of StarControl, a utility designed to adapt commercially available handheld controller solutions and programs to support NavCom GPS receivers.
This true monolithic GPS receiver is accomplished by combining u-Nav's all CMOS high performance RFIC core with its 3rd generation baseband IC core to form a true single-die GPS receiver.
Using Sprint-enabled devices, along with software, a handheld computer with Nextel National Network wireless capability, barcode scanning, image capturing, and a GPS receiver, the driver can accomplish several key tasks using voice-enabled driving directions.
Available mid-April, the highly anticipated DeLorme Earthmate GPS receiver, smaller than a business card, gives customers an affordable alternative to pricey in-car navigation systems that average around $2,000.
The BlackJack GPS receiver is a high-performance instrument with precise geodetic grade dual frequency measurement capability necessary for precise orbit determination and occultation.
The GNR1040 GPS receiver contains a fully integrated GPS receive path, including low noise amplifier (LNA), that down-converts the GPS L1 signal 1575.
GeoDiscovery selected the Axiom GPS receiver as a core component of the new Geode module.
The i-Blue Model 727 is a cost-effective, portable GPS receiver that sits on the dashboard of automobiles, and connects to laptops or PDAs via Bluetooth technology to provide comprehensive LBS services.
The first evidence to success of this strategic partnership is the introduction of the "GM-83" module, an ultra-slim compact GPS receiver achieving a sensitivity of -161 dBm.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble Navigation (NASDAQ: TRMB) and its development partner Socket Communications today announced the world's first GPS receiver that is completely self-contained on a Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) Type II PC Card.
NASDAQ:ORBT), an electronics manufacturer and supplier, today announced that its Electronics Group has received a contract under a new multi-year Master Order Agreement (MOA), valued in excess of $3,200,000 for the production of mobile key panel receivers in support of the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) program requirements.
Since the GPS receiver can use this information to determine bearing and range to any other preselected location, it makes a highly accurate navigational aid.
Travelers simply pop the memory card into their Treo smartphone and pair the GPS receiver to access highway and street-level maps covering the United States and Canada.