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2014-03-12 12:26:03

Creative dads combine technology and cool factor to develop kidsport GPS LEAWOOD, Kan., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A parents' greatest fear is losing their children. Over 800,000 children are reported missing each year. That's over 2,000 a day.* Countless more incidents are never reported. Losing track of your kid even for a millisecond can prompt instant fear and anxiety. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/MN81632) kidsport GPS is a cool, stylish sports band that...

2014-03-12 12:20:20

CARPINTERIA, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its support for the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered 32 self-deploying, monopole JIB antennas for the third, fourth, fifth and sixth GPS III satellites. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24084 The company's Astro...

2014-03-11 23:32:45

Berkeley Nucleonics RIID with smartphone enhancements and reachback, the Model SAM 945 (SAM III), provides first-ever capabilities in one instrument. The company has released the new Isotope Identifier (RIID) in time for the National Radiological Emergency Preparedness conference in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 7, 2014. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Berkeley Nucleonics RIID with smartphone enhancements and reachback, the Model SAM 945 (SAM III), provides first-ever capabilities...

2014-03-11 08:39:02

hereO Launches First Complete End-to-End Family Location Service on Indiegogo FORT LEE, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the U.S., more than 800,000 children are reported missing each year. To combat this astounding number, today, hereO (www.hereofamily.com) announced the launch of the hereO child GPS watch and family location app, available for pre-order now through Indiegogo. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80547-a Photo -...

2014-03-11 08:36:30

Trimble InSphere - Centralized Management of Geospatial Operations SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the InSphere(TM) platform for geospatial information management. An innovative approach for central management of geospatial operations, Trimble InSphere improves workflow, maximizes efficiency and transforms the way geospatial professionals work and access critical operational information. Trimble InSphere is a cloud-based...

2014-03-11 08:22:49

BOSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world's leading provider of intelligent, web-based Wireless Outdoor Lighting Management Systems, today announced that it has incorporated GPS capabilities into its iSLC series of Street and Roadway Lighting controllers. As the leader in street light management and control, CIMCON Lighting recognized a critical customer need for Street Lights to be able to auto-detect their exact location and inform the central...

2014-03-09 23:01:18

Hardware designed to operate with its current OG1 and next generation OG2 satellite networks. Rochelle Park, NJ (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced the availability of its next generation OG2 satellite modems, which are ideal for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) integration into satellite M2M applications targeted for the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, oil & gas, and government markets....

2014-03-07 23:23:14

Light Detection and Ranging market report segments the global market on the basis of different types of products, technologies, components used, applications, and geographies. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lidar-market-1261.html) (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 According to a new market research report "LiDAR Market by Components (INS, Laser, GPS/GNSS, Camera, MEMS), Product Types (Airborne, Mobile, Terrestrial), Applications (Corridor Mapping, Forestry, Mining,...

2014-03-05 08:20:21

LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced the Trimble(®) SNM451 Connected Site(®) Gateway, a ruggedized telematics device for tracking and managing the efficiency of site assets, light equipment and haul vehicles in Trimble's Web-based VisionLink(®) fleet, asset and site productivity management solution. Coupled with VisionLink version 2.10, the low-cost SNM451 provides project owners, fleet managers and equipment rental companies the critical...

2014-03-04 08:33:43

Trimble Contractor App Helps Contractors Organize Business More Efficiently from the Field LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a mobile business management app designed for small site and utility contractors--Trimble(®) Contractor. Trimble Contractor brings the office to the field, giving contractors an affordable and easy way to manage common office tasks on a smartphone or tablet. The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2014, one of...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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