News tagged with global positioning system receiver

Cruising high seas, engineers detect fake GPS signals

Cruising the Mediterranean aboard a superyacht, a Cornell professor and grad student took their Global Positioning System (GPS) research to the high seas. For four days in late June, they tested the newest version of their ...

dateJul 29, 2014 in Telecom
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Explainer: what is GPS?

It's a device used widely in cars, on smartphones and in fitness devices. But what exactly is GPS, and how is it able to pinpoint our exact location anywhere on Earth?

dateMar 08, 2013 in Telecom
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Smartphone app illuminates power consumption

( -- A new application for the Android smartphone shows users and software developers how much power their applications are consuming. PowerTutor was developed by doctoral students and professors at the University ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Software
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