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2014-05-13 23:10:03

TomTom Multisport Cardio is a new continuous strapless heart rate monitor with optical sensor technology that will be arriving next week at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Multisport Cardio by TomTom is a heart rate monitor that uses optical sensors to get heart rate data with no strap and it will arrive in the next week at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "A lot of people want pace, distance and continuous heart rate without having to wear a strap, so for...

2014-05-13 08:40:20

New VN-300 builds upon proven platforms to create the industry's smallest, lowest weight, best power requirements and lowest cost on the market ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VectorNav Technologies, the leader in intelligent and high-performance inertial navigation technologies, today announced the introduction of the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The follow-on product to the successful VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature,...

2014-05-12 23:11:05

GPS Mobile Help Button Offers Extra Security Outside the Home Concord, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Bay Alarm Medical (http://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), a leading supplier of home medical alert systems, announced the launch of a new service: a GPS-equipped mobile medical alert system that uses the AT&T cellular network. The GPS Mobile Help Button system offers GPS tracking and one-button calling to Bay Alarm Medical's 24-hour monitoring center. “This new option comes in response to...

2014-05-12 23:03:09

GPS Trackers Changed The Game. Gone are the days of companies having to rely solely on the “How’s my driving?” sign to feel confident of their drivers' road performance. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Thanks to live GPS trackers, companies have the ability to know not just a drivers etiquette on the highway, or even how safe their road mates feel: GPS tracking gives companies an entire overview of their mobile team’s efficiency level. The technology behind the...

NASA Scientists Use GPS To Find Sierra Water Weight
2014-05-11 03:18:48

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory For the first time, NASA scientists have used GPS to find the total weight of winter snowpack and soil moisture in California's Sierra Nevada. The new results complement other satellite measurements and could provide a reality check for computer models used to estimate the state's water and snowpack. A team led by Donald Argus of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., studied data from 1,069 GPS research sites in...

2014-05-08 08:40:58

SANDY, Utah, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureAlert, Inc. (SCRA: OTC-US), a global tracking and electronic monitoring services company, announced today that its enhanced ReliAlert(TM) GPS electronic offender tracking device, the ReliAlert XC3, has received FCC certification, opening the way for final deployment preparations and delivery to the US marketplace beginning in July 2014. The new ReliAlert XC3 device incorporates several developments and new features to maximize the...

2014-05-08 08:33:31

Latest release includes new features, including enhanced multi-level system security and utilization of real-time GPS to send driving directions and maps directly to master consoles and smart phones BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thuh Company, in conjunction with Breton SmarTek, Inc., is proud to announce the next release of the innovative FIREQ-RVS Rapid Response Verification Service that has revolutionized rapid response and management for firefighters. FIREQ-RVS is a...

2014-05-07 23:10:08

Garmin Forerunner 15 is a new GPS watch with 24/7 activity tracking that improves data quality from activity trackers says Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Forerunner 15 by Garmin bridges the gap between GPS and activity tracker bands meaning much more accurate distance, plus steps, calories, pace, maps and more. "This is a big development because activity tracker bands are just not accurate on distance and a new study from University of Texas Austin proved...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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