News tagged with navigation satellite system

Digital avalanche rescue dog

(PhysOrg.com) -- A novel geolocation system makes use of signals from Galileo, the future European satellite navigation system, to locate avalanche victims carrying an avalanche transceiver or a cellphone, to the precision ...

Dec 01, 2009
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EU unveils more precise satnav system

(AP) -- The European Union has unveiled an updated satellite navigation system that is up to five times more precise than the current GPS system.

Oct 01, 2009
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Safely on the move

How can rescue units be better protected during disaster operations or avalanche victims be found quicker? A new localization system connects satellite-based positioning systems with terrestrial locating aids and situation-dependent ...

Jul 14, 2009
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