GPS

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  • Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

    Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

    In a bid to ensure the timely running of trains during winter, the Railways has planned to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals. A railway official told IANS that plans......

    November 13, 2017
  • India's jinxed GPS

    India's jinxed GPS

    The failure of the PSLV C39 mission launched on 31 August by the Indian Space Research Organisation from Sriharikota to place Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System’s 1H satellite in geosynchronous orbit is a major setback for the country’s own navigation......

    September 5, 2017
  • Japan puts third GPS satellite into orbit

    Japan puts third GPS satellite into orbit

    Japan on Saturday launched a rocket and put the third of its new quasi-zenith satellites into orbit to help improve the precision of the global positioning system. The launch from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima prefecture came a week......

    August 19, 2017
  • Twitter can help in forecasting crime

    Twitter can help in forecasting crime

    Microblogging site Twitter, which is open and accessible to anyone, can be used to help predict people engaged in criminal activity, a study has found. Although "people don't share with the world that they intend to or have just committed......

    August 3, 2017
  • DoT insists on GPS in feature phones, may raise prices by 50 pc

    DoT insists on GPS in feature phones, may raise prices by 50 pc

    Citing consumer safety, especially of women, DoT has rejected handset makers' demand for using alternative technology instead of GPS in low cost mobiles, while the industry warned that the decision will push up prices of such feature phones by over......

    July 10, 2017
  • New mobile app that tracks hydration level developed

    New mobile app that tracks hydration level developed

    A new mobile app which accurately calculates hydration levels has been developed to help athletes and non-professionals improve their performance during competitions and strenuous activities. Developed with simple data input selection for accurate results, the user-friendly app features a GPS......

    June 11, 2017
  • New GPS neuron in human brain found

    New GPS neuron in human brain found

    Scientists have identified a new 'GPS' neuron, a discovery that may open up new treatment strategies for people with impaired sense of navigation such as Alzheimer's patients. "This seems to be a new type of neuron, which we have informally......

    May 30, 2017
  • Now operate dustbin through mobile phone

    Now operate dustbin through mobile phone

    Tired of looking for dustbin to dispose-of waste? Well your search would soon be over with ‘Sadhuuta’, a mobile-operated dustbin, which would be available at your service by pressing a button on your mobile phone. The smart garbage bin has been designed......

    May 23, 2017
  • Now, Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned

    Now, Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned

    Now, Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned

    August 14, 2016