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Business Outlook – RTK Crops Up in Precision Ag

May 1, 2008By

Most precision agriculture users have settled for 1-meter accuracy using GPS, made possible with the reliable and convenient corrections provided by WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System). GPS/GNSS is important to key areas in agriculture, including field mapping, yield mapping, and guidance. read more

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Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Participating in 2007 AAG Annual Meeting

April 18, 2007By

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging has announced its participation at the 2007 AAG Annual Meeting, April 17-21, 2007, at the San Francisco Hilton, San Francisco, California. read more

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Grant Applicants Run for the ROSES

April 12, 2007By

At this moment, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellites outfitted with advanced sensors are gathering masses of data about phenomena that affect all of us: rainfall patterns, solar irradiation, and tropical deforestation, to name a few read more

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NSGIC Honors FGDC’s Ivan DeLoatch with Distinguished Service Award

April 12, 2007By

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Board of Directors has given its NSGIC Distinguished Service Award to Ivan DeLoatch, staff director of the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC). read more

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Seen + Heard: GPS Adventure Game Out the Window

January 1, 2007By
GPS DATA maintains a 3D model that keeps a car correctly positioned while passengers hunt down werewolves.

Looking out the window during a long car trip becomes an interactive adventure with a new GPS-based game developed by The Interactive Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. The Backseat Playground uses GPS to turn passing sights such as forests, buildings, and rivers into locations for in-game characters and events, reports New Scientist magazine. Backseat Playground consists of a GPS receiver, a handheld computer, and headphones connected to a laptop in the trunk of the car. read more

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Make Every Shot Count

August 1, 2006By

GPS technology helped the U.S. Air Force take out al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi in a June 8 airstrike. read more

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Turn, Turn, Turn

October 1, 2005By

Wheel-speed sensor measurements from front and rear axles calculate changes in yaw rate, as an aid to GPS navigation. read more

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Billions per Second

July 31, 2002By

Network managers for financial institutions recognize that GPS provides the fastest, best, and cheapest source for exact time determination. read more

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