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2015-05-11 23:07:42

Telematics executive to explore new markets for company's expanding capabilities FORT WORTH, TEXAS (PRWEB) May 11, 2015 Guidepoint Systems has appointed

2015-05-07 23:04:29

US Fleet Tracking explains how GPS trackers can make dispatching easier for fleet companies. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 07, 2015 Dispatching

2015-05-06 08:34:31

WOKINGHAM, England, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Acal BFi [http://www.acalbfi.com/uk/?utm_source=pr&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HMR3601 ], the European leader in

2015-05-06 08:20:38

Company to Provide Receivers for GPS-guided Munitions ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor

2015-05-05 12:22:56

DUBLIN, May 05, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mtz2n7/mid_and_high)

2015-05-05 08:20:32

New Geospatial and Agriculture Workflows and Deliverables through Additional Aerial Imaging Solutions ATLANTA, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that

2015-05-04 08:31:51

Growers Can Easily Upgrade from Monitoring and Control to Full Variable Rate Irrigation as Precision Irrigation Needs Evolve SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble

2015-05-04 08:21:03

First GPS III Space Vehicle Prepares for Testing in Simulated Harsh Space Environments DENVER, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a 10-ton crane, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] engineers

2015-05-03 16:20:04

GLENVIEW, Ill., May 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OBI Telematics and Navman Wireless are pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement allowing both industry leading companies to extend

2015-04-30 23:16:29

Clevest’s utility-specific Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) solution is now fully operational at Delaware Electric for safety alerts, geofence virtual perimeters, post-incident reports and fleet


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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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