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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With the global positioning satellite system, pilots can identify their position anywhere in the world within a few yards.
OnStar, the nation's leading provider of in-vehicle safety, security and communications services using wireless technology and the Global Positioning Satellite System (GPS) will build on the studio's capabilities to complement its highly successful "Real Stories" radio advertising campaign, which features actual service calls to OnStar advisors.
Searching for a proactive way to satisfy its regular golfers and attract new players, Blackhawk Golf Club has announced the implementation of a state-of-the-art Global Positioning Satellite system, developed by UpLink Corporation, that will take the guesswork out of how far a golf ball is from the pin.
The early results are in at the Eagle Ranch Golf Course, which just last month installed the industry's leading global positioning satellite system for golf courses.
The products, which use the Global Positioning Satellite System (GPS), instantly locate missing loved ones or personal property.
State Police used their new Global Positioning Satellite system software Tuesday in searching for three men wanted for the murder of a Marion police officer.
UpLink was founded by Darryl Cornish and Chad Huston who patented the use of the Global Positioning Satellite System for Distance Measurement and Cart Tracking on Golf Courses (U.
What the camera was able to do, through a system very much like a global positioning satellite system, was send a beam that would read these targets, then send information back to a computer that told it where the camera was in three-dimensional space.
GPS refers to the Global Positioning Satellite System designed, installed and managed by the US Department of Defence.
By this summer, city officials hope to have the traffic signal system and the global positioning satellite system connected, so a green light can be accelerated or extended to enable a bus to arrive on time.
In addition to SSA and C2 modernization support, SI International provides life-cycle Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support for AFSPC Space-Based Sensors Systems, Global Positioning Satellite Systems, Satellite Communications, and Missile Defense programs.
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