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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...

2013-12-03 23:24:56

Updates to leading natural gas leak survey tracking system provide more control over surveying processes. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Ubisense, the market leader in location intelligence solutions for enterprises, today announced the availability of VeroTrack 2.0, its natural gas leak survey tracking system. Developed with support from the Gas Technology Institute, VeroTrack has been found to increase surveying efficiency by up to 20 percent. VeroTrack 2.0 introduces a number of...

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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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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.