Category Archives: GPS

India’s Own GPS in the Making:A Big Leap-First Satellite Launched

India  launched the first stage of its domestic satellite navigation network which will eventually provide services both to civilians and the military and is similar to the US Global Positioning System. The first of seven satellites was carried into space … Continue reading

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Shut off the GPS. Don’t Make the Criminal’s and NSA’s Job Easy

Originally posted on MCViewPoint:
Sorry for the redundancy We have talked about this before.  Everyone wants to put their photos on-line.  Nothing wrong with that.  However one should think before putting their child’s photo on social media.  The same goes…

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China releases geographic coordinates of disputed Diaoyu Island and 70 Islets

 In a move to affirm its sovereignty over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), China, released geographic coordinates of the Island and some of its affiliated islets. The SOA announced details about the exact longitude and latitude … Continue reading

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Inaccuracy of GPS : A tool to predict quake

GPS users often complain about some inaccuracy in the device. A researcher at the Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India, turned that inaccuracy into a tool to predict earthquakes. The researcher, Sheetal Karia, supported her findings by … Continue reading

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