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Japan: GPS Shoes to Help Track Elderly People with Dementia

A Kyoto-based company has started selling shoes with the global positioning system to help track down dementia-suffering seniors who wander off and often get lost. 123 more words


Cold morning start for GPS 2F-12

A cold front pushed through the Cape Canaveral area the night before bringing with it a lot of rain. Once the bad weather blew through it left clear skies and a biting cold made worse by hard winds carrying quite a chill with them. 52 more words

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New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

This morning, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS). 437 more words


How GPS Works

Since the advent of human civilization, we turn our eyes to the sky to aid us in navigation, words such as star mapping, star navigation and the like were common words at that time. 376 more words

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History of Satellite Navigation

In the early 1970 a US Air Force Colonel by the name of Bradford Parkinson developed NAVSTAR, the precursor for today’s Global Positioning System. It was originally conceived for military use, specifically to keep track on the location of their Polaris nuclear submarine. 359 more words

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With Augure Merger, Fashion GPS Launches Another Season

Fashion GPS, a software and services startup focused on fashion, said it is merging with Augure, a French-based global influential marketing company.

Under the new holding company name Launchmetrics, the Fashion GPS platform will add social influencer data and insights technology. 477 more words