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2014-04-09 12:27:34

DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Location Based Services (LBS) Market (Mapping, Discovery and Infotainment, Location Analytics, Leisure and Social Networking, Location Based Advertising, Augmented Reality and Gaming, Tracking) - Worldwide Forecasts and Analysis (2014 - 2019)", provides a comprehensive market and forecast analysis of the overall market, segmented by products, services, technologies, applications, regions, and verticals. The report covers all...

2011-07-05 08:19:00

FRISCO, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Howard County (Md.) Police Department today announced the availability of the EmFinders' EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism. Howard County is the first in Maryland to offer this highly accurate and reliable advanced search and rescue technology to locate wandering and lost...

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2011-06-21 09:25:00

Start-up firm LightSquared said on Monday that it plans to use a different block of spectrum for its nationwide wireless broadband network than originally planned to prevent the network from interfering with U.S. GPS navigation systems. The Virginia-based company, owned by Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners hedge fund, said the new plan would not alter its original schedule to roll out the network. "This is a solution which ensures that tens of millions of GPS users won't be affected...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ZST Digital Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZSTN) ("ZST" or the "Company"), a major developer, manufacturer and supplier of digital and optical network equipment to cable system operators and provider of GPS tracking devices and support services for transport-related enterprises in China, today announced that it has recently filed a patent application with the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) to ensure intellectual...

2011-05-23 10:52:00

FRISCO, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Travis County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce today the availability of the EmFinder's EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Travis County is the first Texas agency to adopt the EmSeeQ system to upgrade its search and rescue technology for locating wandering and lost...

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2011-04-06 11:25:00

GPS signals across the U.S. are threatened by a new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network that may interfere with everything from consumer navigation devices to police cars to airplanes, reports the Associated Press (AP). A government decision to let the satellite company LightSquared build a nationwide broadband network using airwaves next to those used by GPS has led to the problem of a possible jam in existing navigation systems. LightSquared's roots as a satellite operator have had their...

2011-02-10 08:01:00

REHOVOT, Israel, and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host based GNSS solution provider, and Rx Networks, a leading mobile positioning-assistance technology company, today announced that they are collaborating in bringing to market a solution comprising of CellGuide's GPSense(TM) Multi Beacon Engine and Rx Networks' suite of location assistance products. The Rx Networks GPStream(TM) and XYBRID(TM) solutions are integrated with...

2011-02-09 08:29:00

REHOVOT, Israel, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a pioneer in highly integrated host-based GNSS solutions for mass-market mobile devices, today announced it will exhibit at MWC Barcelona 2011. MWC (The Mobile World Congress) is the world's largest conference for the mobile industry, and will be held February 14-17, 2011 at the Fira De Barcelona, Spain. Please see http://www.mobileworldcongress.com for more information on MWC Barcelona. CellGuide's GNSS product-line leads...


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