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2014-01-22 08:30:17

Helps Boost Contractor Productivity and Accuracy by Reducing Manual Processes SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the new Trimble® Field Points software for construction field layout. The application enables contractors to create layout points in their computer-aided design (CAD) models. Trimble Field Points helps field crews to increase productivity by quickly and accurately matching the digital design on the physical construction...

2014-01-17 23:01:11

Award-winning land surveying and environmental consulting firm Landpoint is excited to announce the company's expansion to Northern Colorado. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Award-winning land surveying and environmental consulting firm Landpoint is excited to announce the company's expansion to Northern Colorado. The Windsor office will serve multiple oil and gas locations in the state and joins a growing list of other Landpoint offices nationwide. Landpoint brings innovative...

2014-01-15 12:20:37

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue improving geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications, even in GPS-denied conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) In the first two phases of the Maintain Accurate Geo-registration via Image-nav Compensation...

2014-01-06 23:24:32

Driving Uncurbed, Develops Unique Electronics for the Automotive, Rv, and Large Truck Markets. Its Latest Product, the Gps-r5x, Combines Gps Navigation, Radar Detector, Bluetooth, Backup Camera, Dashcam, Fm Transmitter, and More Into One Small 5" Touchscreen Unit Burlington, Vermont (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Combining proven hardware with Windows Mobile operating system and dedicated radar detection and navigation software Driving Uncurbed has created a full featured automotive...

2013-12-31 23:23:03

Cut the cord and get emergency help anywhere an emergency happens. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Emergencies and accidents are not planned but World Wide Security’s new Life Button 24 Freedom Mobile GPS Personal Emergency Response program provides help at the push of a button. “Life Button 24 Freedom, users can be home or about town, but are never alone. Two-way voice assistance is a button push away,” explained Kenneth Mara, President and CEO of the Garden City-based...

2013-12-06 23:03:29

Skypatrol’s new information platform for the automotive finance market segment Miami, Florida (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Skypatrol, LLC., a leading global mobile resource management solution provider, announced the launch of its next generation GPS tracking web-based solution, Defender 2.0. This new user-interface provides greater functionality and scalability in the automotive finance market segment. “I am thrilled to launch Defender 2.0 in the automotive finance market. Our new...


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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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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