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Tag Archives: GPS
The Sacramento Bee has an article on casualties caused by people trusting their GPS too much. In particular the article focuses on Death Valley where some units send cars down jeep trails.
Here’s an amusing tale of the pitfalls of commercial GPS — specifically for people looking for the headquarters of the Baxter State Park. The units try to send them to Katahdin summit!
GPS Satellite 2F-1, the first of the new generation, of GPS satellites launched May 28 after several delays after the program was announced in 1996. The 2F is designed to replace to Block 2A satellites which were launched 1990 and … Continue reading
They have GPS in everything else today. Why not shoes thanks to a partnership of GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO), a leader in customizable, embedded 2-way GPS Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions, moves one step closer to bringing personal GPS tracking … Continue reading
The Windsor Tribune reports a woman was rescued in Poudre Canyon after a dispatcher used GPS directions to locate her.
Hawaiichannel reports T-Mobile workers using the GPS coordinates of a phone organized a rescue of a mssing hiker in the Nu’uanu mountains.
If you really, really, really want to prove you visited a highpoint, Ricoh has come out with the Ricoh Pro G3 GPS Camera which records your coordinates and elevation with your shot. It’s a little pricey for a 3.2 megapixel, … Continue reading