News tagged with gps system

Speeding algorithms by shrinking data

In computer science, the buzzword of the day is "big data." The proliferation of cheap, Internet-connected sensors—such as the GPS receivers, accelerometers and cameras in smartphones—has meant an explosion ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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GPS getting an upgrade - for $8 billion

(PhysOrg.com) -- GPS is getting an upgrade costing $8 billion (US), which aims to increase the system's accuracy, improve its reliability, and make the technology even more widespread.

dateMay 25, 2010 in Telecom report
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Women navigate more efficiently than men

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the National Autonomous University of Mexico suggests women navigate more efficiently than men in some circumstances, even though previous studies have shown that in general ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Evolution report
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GPS System Could Start Failing by Next Year

(PhysOrg.com) -- A federal watchdog agency has warned the U.S. Congress that the GPS system could start failing in 2010 and beyond. Due to delays in launching replacement satellites and other circumstances, ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Telecom weblog
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