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2014-06-26 23:12:13

The Safety Track Connected Car Platform is a technology platform that transforms any vehicle into a fully internet connected car. Its ultimate purpose is to enable drivers to be smarter, safer, greener and more productive on the road. Belleville, MI (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Safety Track a leading GPS Fleet Management provider announced today the addition of its new Connected Car solution. A connected car is a car that is equipped with internet access, and usually also with a wireless local...

2014-06-26 08:31:48

Three-Day Action Packed Event for Learning, Collaborating and Networking SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today registration is officially open for its International User Conference--Trimble Dimensions--being held November 3-5, 2014 at the Mirage and the Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas. The conference addresses innovations in Agriculture, Construction, Civil Infrastructure, Engineering, Government, Mapping, Natural Resources,...

2014-06-25 23:14:26

Features detected from magnetic, inertial, RF and other sensors create navigation maps used to help determine accurate indoor location. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 TRX Systems, developer of the NEON Indoor Location System, has been awarded a US patent covering a system and method for recognizing features for improving indoor location accuracy using Simultaneous Location and Mapping (SLAM). The TRX approach enables long duration location determination indoors (and in other...

2014-06-25 23:07:06

Get the right tool for the job! Not all GPS Trackers fit for every circumstance. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Companies with large fleets that are in the market for a GPS tracking company need to be aware of a few items to ensure they are getting the right software for their specific needs. GPS trackers come in different shapes and sizes and one size does not fit all. Large fleets will have different needs than the mom and pop shop with two work vans and 3 employees. If a...

2014-06-24 08:27:36

CSRIC-Designated Engineering Firm Shows TruePosition Technology Can Satisfy 50-Meter Location Requirements in Proposed FCC Rule BERWYN, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent study of indoor tests of a hybrid wireless location technology was submitted today to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Submitted by one of the Nation's leading wireless location engineering firms, TechnoCom, the study clearly demonstrates that existing technologies can satisfy location...

2014-06-23 23:04:53

ReportsnReports.com offers Location Based Services (LBS) Market (Mapping, Discovery and Infotainment, Location Analytics, Leisure and Social Networking, Location Based Advertising, Augmented Reality and Gaming, Tracking) - Worldwide Forecasts and Analysis (2014 - 2019) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) Market by Product (Tags, Sensors, Software), Technology (Wi-Fi, RFID, Infrared, Ultrasound, UWB, Zigbee), Application, Industry Vertical (Healthcare, Logistics, Manufacturing, Retail)...

2014-06-21 00:20:12

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sygic has just introduced the next generation of its GPS Navigation application, available on App Store starting today. Update for Android users will be released in the second half of this year. The new native application, the result of three years' worth of work, was completely remade from the ground up. This version is the fourth full overhaul of Sygic's navigation experience in the 10 years of the company's existence. The goal for a team...

2014-06-19 23:01:29

Heart rate monitors from Polar, Suunto, Timex, TomTom and more all at wholesale prices for a limited time only at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Get wholesale prices on all Suunto, Polar, Timex and TomTom GPS watches for a limited time only at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "We are liquidating all of our inventory at wholesale prices, which means you don't have to shop anywhere else because we do have the lowest prices," says Rusty Squire,...

2014-06-18 23:07:37

How Do Businesses Save Money With GPS Tracking? Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 US Fleet Tracking is in the problem solving business using GPS tracking. They tackle a number of issues fleet managers of all sizes face on a regular basis. The most consistent challenges across the board involve the maintenance, replacement, and fueling of fleet vehicles. With the installation of 10-second live GPS tracking, businesses will acquire a set of tools that allow them to keep tabs on...

2014-06-18 23:04:44

Location based Services Market research report majorly focuses on quantitative (market size and market growth) and qualitative (trends, analysis, and insights), Products, Services, Technologies, Applications, Regions, and Verticals. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/location-based-service-market-96994431.html (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The report “Location based Services (LBS) Market (Mapping, Discovery and Infotainment, Location Analytics, Leisure and Social Networking,...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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