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System Developed That Will Improve Precision Of GPS In Cities By 90 Percent
2013-02-12 10:52:44

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle´s position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90 percent, and which can be installed in any vehicle at a very low cost. The system, which is based on sensorial fusion, was jointly designed and developed by the Applied Artificial Intelligence Group (GIAA — Grupo de Inteligencia...

2011-06-14 07:39:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international supplier of safety systems to the global automotive industry, is showcasing and demonstrating some of its newest technologies for automotive safety, crash avoidance and pedestrian protection at this week's International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles being held at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel & Convention Center in suburban Washington, D.C. The Continental exhibit includes a...


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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