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2014-10-01 23:05:38

Today, October the 1st, at the OKC Oil Field Expo at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Come by and see US Fleet Tracking today at the Oklahoma City Oil Field Expo at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Why US Fleet Tracking is attending: As an Oklahoma based company, US Fleet Tracking is excited about the opportunity to network with like-minded companies in the great state of Oklahoma. Since the Oklahoma City Oil Field...

2014-09-30 23:14:01

Juniper Systems, rugged handheld computer manufacturer, and Effigis, geomatics solutions provider, have partnered to provide a powerful, yet inexpensive solution to easily capture and post-process GPS data to attain sub-meter accuracy. Logan, Utah (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Juniper Systems, rugged handheld computer manufacturer, and Effigis, geomatics solutions provider, have partnered to provide a powerful, yet inexpensive solution to easily capture and post-process GPS data to attain...

2014-09-26 23:04:26

A GPS Tracker system will revolutionize the way businesses do business, but some of their employees may find it a challenge to see it as a positive, especially for those who may not have been giving 100%. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 There are many ways GPS tracking can help give employees a reason to work, but the top 5 are best explained by US Fleet Tracking. 1.    Employees will no longer be able to make those side trips they have, in the past,...

2014-09-25 16:21:30

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) has developed its applications across various industries worldwide. Some applications are simple, such as determining a position, whereas others are complex blends of GNSS with communications and other technologies. Over the past few years, the rapid growth in GNSS commercial applications has been observed by the firms building navigation satellites and equipments. As per our research, the...

2014-09-25 12:26:17

Polar M400 Brings Together Style, Performance and Comfort LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Polar, the leading pioneer of heart rate monitoring and wearable sports devices, unveiled the Polar M400 GPS training watch with 24/7 activity tracking. The M400 is the perfect companion for runners or anyone who wants to lead an active lifestyle. Like all Polar services, products and apps, it will help you understand your body so you can get fitter faster....

2014-09-25 08:33:34

u-blox' SARA-U260 3G/2G modem accelerates inexpensive migration to 3G RESTON, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u?blox, a global leader in cellular, short-range radio and positioning modules and integrated circuits, announces that its SARA-U260 dual-band 3G/2G module has achieved "AT&T network compatible" status. The certification allows customers to design SARA-U260 modems into M2M devices operating over AT&T's extensive 3G network in the USA. Typical applications...

2014-09-25 08:32:38

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) announced today a strategic partnership with Gentrifi GPS to enhance assets, resources and personnel tracking within BCG's DisasterLAN (DLAN) software. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148191 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148192 This partnership will allow BCG to provide GPS tracking devices that can be directly tied into the DLAN GIS COP Viewer, allowing users to...

2014-09-23 23:06:32

US Fleet Tracking discusses how a GPS tracker can become an "asset" rather than an "expense". Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Every business, especially small businesses are not only looking for ways to cut costs, they are looking to make sure not to accrue any additional costs. For this reason, the thought of adding another monthly expense may seem crazy, but what if that addition ended up saving money. Besides savings in fuel, US Fleet Tracking...

2014-09-23 12:28:21

However, Surgeons Continue to Question the Cost-Benefits of the Technology, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States market for surgical navigation systems will gradually expand due to demand for minimally invasive surgery and growing awareness of the benefits of surgical navigation. As a result, the U.S. surgical navigation system market will generate over $260 million by 2023....

2014-09-19 12:20:56

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for high-reliability applications, announced today that it has been awarded a new patent for antenna technology for GPS and asset tracking applications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110629/NY28451LOGO U.S. Patent Number 8810474, titled "Antenna with High K Backing Material," features...


Latest Navigation Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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