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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 23:17:46

North America Location Based Services (LBS) Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 36.70% from 2014 to 2019. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-location-based-services-lbs-1113880874.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Location-based services (LBS) technology is diversifying businesses by providing ubiquitous applications on location-based data. The retail and food and beverage industries are using LBS devices in order to reduce transportation costs. Due to these factors,...

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...

2014-07-21 16:29:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. PT to review its second quarter 2014 results. The call will be broadcast live on the Web at http://investor.trimble.com. Investors without Internet access may dial into the call at (800) 528-9198 (U.S.) or (702) 928-6633 (international). The pass code is 77461906. About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in...

2014-07-21 04:22:37

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wmqvmp/indoor_lbs_market) has announced the addition of the "Indoor LBS Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Indoor LBS is used to track the location of an object or people within a building or a specific location such as a university campus. The indoor LBS is confined to a very limited geography; hence, it uses only...

2014-07-18 23:07:54

Work in Field today announced the general availability of Vezma, an integrated mobile in-vehicle GPS app and cloud service that is delivered as SaaS to worldwide customers. The announcement addresses the increasing demand among enterprises for smartphone based vehicle tracking GPS apps connected to the cloud. Bratislava, Europe (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “To address the significant customer demands, we have delivered Vezma to enable enterprises to rapidly deploy, track and manage their...

2014-07-18 08:26:26

SARA-U2 UMTS/HSPA modules receives industry honor from M2M Evolution THALWIL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and integrated circuits for the industrial, automotive and consumer markets, has been honored by M2M Evolution magazine with 'Product of the Year' award for its SARA-U2 UMTS/HSPA module series. The modules are the industry's smallest surface mount UMTS/HSPA cellular modems, ideal for a wide range of...

2014-07-16 23:06:52

To ensure that businesses and organizations who commute into desolate locations on classified assignments are covered, we employ the assistance of Space. The technology used is referred to as Communication Satellite Networks. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Anyone who has walked into an elevator and lost cell phone coverage, or has driven down a dirt road in the middle of nowhere and received the error that their GPS is no longer able to navigate, would probably question US...

2014-07-16 23:04:27

The increasing number of minimally invasive surgical procedures performed is driving the demand for seamless digital integration in the operating rooms,reported in iData Research Global Markets for Video, High – Tech and Integrated Operating Room Equipment Report. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research the total U.S. and European Markets for...


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Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

Equator
2013-02-19 15:46:08

An equator is the intersection of a sphere’s surface with the plane that is perpendicular to the sphere’s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator is normally referred to the Earth’s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, separating the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. Other planets and astronomical bodies have equators that are similarly defined. The Equator is approximately...

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2010-12-03 15:57:54

A foghorn, most often used in foggy conditions, is a device that uses sound to warn vehicles of hazards. Generally the term is used in marine transport. When lighthouses are obscured the foghorn provides an audible warning of any dangers to ships. They have been used for hundreds of years with some of the initial ones being simple bells or gongs that were manually struck. Some lighthouses shot off cannons periodically in order to warn ships. Whistles were also used in the early days....

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2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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