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Understanding The GPS Tracking System

Understanding The GPS Tracking System

The acronym stands for Global Positioning System. When we look it up in Google, much of the definition we find makes this device seem like a technological and mechanical engineering marvel that only the experts or the exceedingly brainy can comprehend and make use of. GPS is actually a very practical device for tracking and navigation that’s making a global impact in the lives of many people today. How so? By making it easy not to get lost. Yes, with the GPS tracking device, you can be sure...

GPS For Dummies

GPS For Dummies

Need directions? Are you good at getting lost? Then GPS is just the technology you’ve dreamed of, and GPS For Dummies is what you need to help you make the most of it. If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses. You’ll find out how to create and use digital maps and learn about waypoints, tracks, coordinate systems, and other key point to using GPS technology. Get more from your GPS device by learning to use...

Design of E-commerce and Mobile Applications for a GPS Tracker

Design of E-commerce and Mobile Applications for a GPS Tracker

This book describes the steps taken to develop and customize the different elements of my graduation project . This book also gives an overview of the technologies used to develop this project. This project aims primarily to develop new services evolving around the MyWakes project: Developing an online shopping website for the MyWakes devices, adding real-time monitoring support for the main MyWakes website and developing a multi-platform mobile application for accessing the mentioned devices.

GPS Declassified

GPS Declassified

GPS Declassified examines the development of GPS from its secret, Cold War military roots to its emergence as a worldwide consumer industry. Drawing on previously unexplored documents, the authors examine how military rivalries influenced the creation of GPS and shaped public perceptions about its origin. Since the United States’ first program to launch a satellite in the late 1950s, the nation has pursued dual paths into space—one military and secret, the other scientific and public. Among...

Spatial Database for GPS Wildlife Tracking Data

Spatial Database for GPS Wildlife Tracking Data

This book guides animal ecologists, biologists and wildlife and data managers through a step-by-step procedure to build their own advanced software platforms to manage and process wildlife tracking data. This unique, problem-solving-oriented guide focuses on how to extract the most from GPS animal tracking data, while preventing error propagation and optimizing analysis performance. Based on the open source PostgreSQL/PostGIS spatial database, the software platform will allow researchers and...

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GPS AnyPlace Provides Concrete Form Theft Recovery

The concrete forms were stolen in the early morning hours from Hoover's facility. Notification of the theft was done via a wireless GPS tracking system designed and configured to notify the owners of asset movement and location via a text message providing ...

Ahead of release, Pollard supporters pan tough restrictions

told a radio interviewer this month that Pollard would have to abide by a curfew and wear a GPS unit to track his movements. He has also been ordered to stay off the Internet, Lerner said, which could complicate his ability to hold a job. “We’re ...

Sexual sadist’s crime spree while wearing GPS tracker exposed a flawed system

The offender used social media to hunt for financially troubled, middle-aged women to blackmail into procuring him underage girls for sex. A “SEXUAL sadist” who used an eight-year-old girl to make porn and ran an escort service while wearing a GPS ...

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