Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

GIS Software combines GPS with dead-reckoning.

Employing algorithms that utilize closely coupled GPS and dead-reckoning sensor measurements, SiRFDiRect(TM) delivers accurate positioning, even if GPS signals are weak or blocked such as in dense urban canyons and tunnels. Combining SiRFstarIIIÂ-® architecture with heading and acceleration sensors, it offers in-dash vehicle positioning quality in portable navigation devices. Software allows...

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Trimble VRS Now Service Launched in Colorado for High Precision GNSS Positioning

Simply Connect, Correct and Measure SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1 /- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has launched its TrimbleÂ-® VRS Now(TM) service in Colorado across Denver's Front Range. The commercial subscription service will provide surveyors, civil engineers and geospatial professionals, with instant access to real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning corrections without the need...

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Navizon Turns Your PC or Mac Into A Navigation System

NEW YORK, July 9 -- Mexens Technology today announced the availability of Navizon for any Wifi or Bluetooth enabled computer. Navizon is a positioning system that works by triangulating signals from Wifi and/or Cellular towers. It is based on a community of users mapping the wireless landscape in their area and collecting Wifi and Cell towers locations all around the world. Once the data...

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Fastrax Introduces Three New GPS Receivers to iTrax and uPatch Product Families

New Receivers Strengthen GPS Offering Helsinki, Finland - June 19, 2007 - Fastrax Ltd., the provider of programmable iTrax GPS receivers as well as open and portable iSuite OEM GPS Software Development Kit environments, today announced the latest additions to its iTrax and uPatch product families. Based on the ultra-sensitive SiRFstarIII (GSC3f/LP) chipsets and with 8Mbit internal flash memory,...

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Iridium-® Plays Key Role in Recovering Stolen Vehicles Using Geotrac's Asset Tracking and Mapping Technology

BETHESDA, Md. - June 19, 2007 - Alberta-based GEOTrac International, an IridiumÂ-® value-added reseller, is working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to apply advanced GPS, mapping and satellite communications technology to facilitate recovery of stolen vehicles and equipment. GEOTrac's solution uses Iridium satellites to transmit location data from small GPS modules attached to...

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Mobile Tracking Location System uses active RFID technology.

ILR Mobile Location System, using vehicle-mounted computer terminal outfitted with ILRÂ-® RFID reader and GPS receiver, automatically locates tagged assets and detects their current latitude/longitude within outdoor open yard to within 2 m. Able to manage hundreds to hundreds of thousands of assets, scalable solution employs positioning algorithms that tell system where each tagged item...

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Hemisphere GPS Announces New Features for Outback S2(TM) and eDriveTC(TM)

Calgary, AB - June 4, 2007 (TSX: HEM) Today, Hemisphere GPS proudly announced increased capability and functionality of two of their premier Outback GuidanceÂ-® products, Outback S2 and eDriveÂ-®. Outback Guidance products focus on applying GPS technology to vehicle guidance, mapping, and precision application for ground agriculture. Outback S2 is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use, low-cost...

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Technology Service turns mobile phones into tracking devices.

AmberWatch Mobile provides GPS tracking capabilities to wireless phones and handheld devices to help keep wireless users safe from harm. Included services - text-message, voice, Web, and email alerting systems - provide GPS-enabled alert sending capabilities, map-based user location viewing, and scheduled notifications. Also included, Phone Tree feature keeps system active until secondary contact...

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Garmin Adds High Sensitivity GPS Receiver to eTrex-® Series

New myGarmin Feature Makes it Easier Than Ever to Download Geocaches OLATHE, Kan., May 31 -- Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced it has refreshed its eTrex series by adding a high sensitivity GPS receiver to this popular line of outdoor handheld devices. The new models include the eTrex VistaÂ-® HCx, eTrex LegendÂ-® HCx, eTrex SummitÂ-® HC,...

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GPS Navigator has widescreen display.

Along with sunlight-readable 4.3 in. color touchscreen display, nuviÂ-® 200W and 250W personal navigation devices incorporate internal GPS antenna and provide turn-by-turn, voice-prompted directions. Unit lets users augment preloaded points of interest and recalculates route if turn is missed during travel. For security, Garmin Lock(TM) theft prevention system disables unit from performing...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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