News tagged with satellite navigation

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 not rated yet 0

IBM Links SatNav to Car Radios

(PhysOrg.com) -- IBM has filed a patent that could put an end to losing your favorite radio channels while you are driving long distances. Their idea is to combine satellite navigation with the car radio to ...

Sep 23, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0 weblog

Space radar techniques for land mapping

Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor ...

Jul 17, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 1

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 4 / 5 (1) 0