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2014-05-07 08:38:08

STOCKHOLM, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinitell (http://tinitell.com), a Swedish mobile technology startup, needed only 7 days on crowd-funding site Kickstarter to reach the goal of $100,000 to start manufacturing of the world's smallest mobile phone: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/960748838/tinitell-introducing-a-wristphone-for-kids Instead of adding more expensive smartphones to the household, parents who want to be able to reach their kids are now presented...

2014-05-06 23:11:33

GPS watches were found to be significantly more accurate than activity trackers and pedometers in measuring distance in two recent studies says the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A GPS watch was significantly more accurate than pedometers in recent studies conducted separately by the University of Texas at Austin and the Heart Rate Watch Company. "The University of Texas at Austin test showed pedometers, if worn properly within 5% accuracy, but over 5...

2014-05-05 08:31:37

Shipping now FRANKLIN, Ind., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Agri-Tronix Corporation is now shipping their GPS speed sensor that works with all agricultural monitors that require a square wave input to calculate speed and distance. The speed sensor provides the industry standard output of 46.56 Hz/mph and has a speed range of .5 mph to over 100 mph in .1 mph increments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140502/83870) A test feature is built into each sensor that...

2014-05-02 23:03:39

Popular Event Returns for 17th Consecutive Year Ocean Isle Beach, NC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Buoyed by the success of previous events, TheGPSStore.com, one of the Internet's largest retailers of GPS devices and marine electronics, is holding its 17th Anniversary Super Sale to kick off the season in style. This six-day extravaganza will run from May 4 through May 10, 2014, and although predominantly an online event, The GPS Store will feature extended hours at its retail shop/showroom...

2014-05-02 23:02:13

Transparency Market Research Report added "Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/positioning-systems-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Application of Global positioning systems has developed across various industries globally. In the earlier days, GPS systems were used only for military and...

2014-05-01 23:15:37

Conference will highlight history and future of ‘Getting from Here to There’. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access will host a free online education conference for teachers and students, May 14. The conference offers four sessions on the evolution of navigation throughout the centuries and navigation’s potential impact on global trends. The sessions bring together curators, educators, and field specialists from the Smithsonian’s National Air...

Genetics Sat-Nav Tool Helps You Track Ancestry Even Farther
2014-05-01 09:48:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While previous genetic research efforts have been able to identify a person’s ancestral origins within around 430 miles, a new system devised at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom can zero in on a person’s origin down to a particular village or island. According to a new report in the journal Nature Communications, the Sheffield researchers were able to develop a system called Geographic Population Structure (GPS)...

2014-05-01 08:44:40

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xrwbxk/global_digital) has announced the addition of the "Global Digital Map Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Digital mapping is a process by which data is collected and compiled to form a virtual image. The data compiled is used to produce maps that accurately represent a particular geographical area or feature, including major...

2014-04-30 12:36:40

Advanced Search Engine Combines POI Search and Geocoding in a Single Line Search Query Enabling Service Providers to Offer more Flexible, Useful Search Capabilities SAN JOSE, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, Inc., the leading independent LBS platform company today announced expanded coverage of its advanced local search technology, the L2 Geospatial Search Engine, to 120 countries including Europe, North America, and most major countries around the world. L2 is a high...

2014-04-29 08:39:15

Trimble CCS900 Compaction Control System Helps Reach Target Density Faster and with Less Machine Wear ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a new GNSS-based machine control solution to improve efficiency of bulk earthworks and landfill compaction operations. Installed on a four-drum soil or landfill compactor, the Trimble(®) CCS900 Compaction Control System allows a machine operator to make more uniform and efficient passes, report compaction...


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