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2014-08-01 08:29:30

Technology Demonstration at APCO 2014 Conference & Expo on August 3-6 in New Orleans ANNAPOLIS, Md., and NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), today announced that it is teaming with NextNav, LLC to demonstrate the use of Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) technology as one solution to complement primary 9-1-1 technology for the purpose of providing indoor location information to public safety answering points in emergency situations....

2014-07-30 23:07:00

While the navigational system in a cell phone may be good enough to find a friend’s house, there's example after example of why the old cell phone GPS is not good enough for business use. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 “Now approaching Starbucks...” - the phone GPS told one woman as she approached a house in the middle of a Colorado field. She had been a little confused when the GPS guided her away from the main road down a long winding road, but she was...

2014-07-29 23:15:44

Wireless marine gateway provides 12 direct sensor inputs and optional NMEA 2000/0183/GPS interfaces to on-board and off-board networks, creating a single device vessel monitoring solution. Brookings, Oregon (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Chetco Digital Instruments introduces the next generation SeaSmart vessel WiFi network adapter with sensor data logging directly to SD Memory. SeaSmart PRO™ interfaces directly to vessel data networks or sensors and provides a WiFi bridge to local devices,...

2014-07-29 23:01:44

BMW has become one of the first major automakers to offer a factory-fitted, telematics-based insurance product, called FlexiMile, to its drivers. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Telematics Update predicted that 2014 would be the year that sees automakers formalize their relationships across the insurance telematics industry. BMW is the first one to publically announce their plans this year. An extension of their partnership with the insurance carrier Allianz UK will see the insurer build a custom...

2014-07-29 12:21:06

FAIRFAX, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $25.4 million full-production contract from Lockheed Martin to support the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) III Network Communications Element (NCE) for space vehicles seven and eight (SV 07-08). The Air Force's next-generation GPS III satellites will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced...

2014-07-24 08:44:26

Round Led by New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners and Joined by Existing Investors Columbia Capital, Telcom Ventures and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextNav LLC, a leading provider of location services for indoor and urban environments, today announced that it has closed a $70 million dollar Series D financing. The round was led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Oak...

2014-07-23 23:12:40

The ST-911 Law Enforcement GPS Tracking Bracelet is the latest technology being used to track paroles, low risk offenders, and people released on bond. This unique device is revolutionizing police departments with features such as two-way voice communication, an SOS button which establishes a two-way voice call while sending a text and e-mail, automated tamper detection and notification, several alert options, rugged durability, and many standard features such as real-time GPS locations...

2014-07-23 23:05:49

Time is money in the construction world. This timely information will help construction companies make the most of their time and efforts. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Starting a large scale construction project requires a large number of workers, tools, and vehicles to transport everyone and everything. Large construction companies will have multiple job sites under construction and these workers, tools, and vehicles will double, triple, quadruple. Needless to say, we...

2014-07-23 23:01:52

Telematics Update is excited to announce that speakers from Ford and Mercedes-Benz have joined the line-up for this year’s Telematics West Coast Conference and Exhibition (Oct 30-31, Hilton, San Diego, CA). (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Big Data expert Dr. Michael Cavaretta, leader of the Predictive Analytics Group at Ford Research and Innovation will be participating in a fireside chat discussing Ford’s approach to big data and analytics and the opportunities he sees in data for automotive...

2014-07-21 12:21:36

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium study is applicable to most cities. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation planners have received a substantial boost with the release of the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Modeling Taxi Demand with GPS Data from Taxis and Transit. These planners are challenged to make regulatory, planning, and engineering decisions about how to manage taxi markets, accounting for...


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BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

Apple iPad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The iPad is a line of tablet computers designed by Apple Inc., that uses Apple’s iOS operating system. The user interface of this device is a touch screen with a virtual keyboard and built in Wi-Fi, with some models having cellular connectivity. The iPad can take pictures, videos, play music, browse the internet, along with having GPS, gaming, and social networking capabilities. Over a million apps are available from Apple and third party developers in the App Store. Five generations...

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