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2014-08-11 23:03:49

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the Europe hydrographic equipment market for the next seven years. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-hydrographic-equipment-8642078503.html. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The European hydrographic equipment market is estimated at $493.55 million in 2014, and is expected to reach $568.67 million by 2019 at a CAGR of 2.39% during the forecast period. Browse through the TOC of the Europe Hydrographic Market report to get an idea of the...

2014-08-11 23:03:30

The Latin America hydrographic equipment market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, geographies, and countries. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/south-america-hydrographic-equipment-3375134111.html (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The Latin American hydrographic equipment market is estimated at $224.14 million in 2014, and it is expected to reach $242.94 million by 2020 at a CAGR of 1.35% during the forecast period. Browse through the TOC of the Latin America Hydrographic...

2014-08-11 08:31:13

New Technology Enables Up to 50 Percent Faster Line Acquisition to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Drive Time SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has added advanced line acquisition technology to its Autopilot(TM) automated steering system--Trimble® OnSwath technology. It reduces the time lost turning at the end of the row by enabling the vehicle to make a tighter turn and approach the next line, or crop row, 50 percent...

2014-08-08 23:01:16

U.S. Fleet Tracking gives a peek into the origins and historic use of GPS tracking systems. By looking back businesses can see how GPS can impact an economy. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 GPS Tracking is "not so new"? It is often said that implementing GPS tracking will revolutionize your business, but the fear of technology or that an overhanging “old school” mentality is what holds people back. If businesses are to move past this stage of thinking they must go...

3d printed space telescope
2014-08-07 07:09:22

Lori Keesey, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center By the end of September, NASA aerospace engineer Jason Budinoff is expected to complete the first imaging telescopes ever assembled almost exclusively from 3-D-manufactured components. “As far as I know, we are the first to attempt to build an entire instrument with 3-D printing,” said Budinoff, who works at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Under his multi-pronged project, funded by Goddard’s Internal...

2014-08-06 20:20:29

Antcor acquisition strengthens u-blox' technology for robust short-range connectivity THALWIL, Switzerland and ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u?blox (SIX:UBXN), a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, has acquired the company Antcor, a developer of Wi-Fi baseband intellectual property (IP). The acquisition consists of a purchase of 100% of the shares of Antcor Advanced Network...

2014-08-06 16:20:54

Solutions Company to Provide Hydrographic Surveying Services RESTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Coast Survey (OCS) to provide hydrographic surveying services. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year period of performance and a total contract value of...

2014-08-05 16:20:25

Android based GPS enabled tablet provides an affordable "all-in-one" navigation system for inland boaters and coastal mariners CHICO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new IP66 rated waterproof and dirtproof Android tablet for marine use provides an all-in-one solution at a fraction of the cost of traditional separate marine electronic devices. It provides navigation, AIS collision avoidance, weather radar, weather bulletins, communications, entertainment, and optional...

2014-08-04 16:30:14

Securus Purchases Selected Assets from General Security Services Corporation ("GSSC") in Transaction completed on Friday, August 1, 2014. DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies announced today that it has acquired the Alternative Monitoring Services (AMS) division, including the related monitoring contracts and personnel, from GSSC. Securus acquired STOP (Satellite Tracking of People LLC), the largest provider of GPS monitoring devices in the world in December,...

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....


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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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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