GPS

New Generation GPS Receivers Coming

New Generation  GPS Receivers Coming

As GPS navigation becomes exceedingly common these days, companies around the world are striving to improve reception in difficult places such as tunnels, canyons and nearby high-rise buildings. The California based company SiRF and the Swiss company U-Blox recently announced ...

Read more

RoamEO – The GPS Dog Locator

RoamEO – The GPS Dog Locator

The U.S. based company RoamEO system developed a small GPS based location system for pets. The location system is made out of two components: a portable, handheld receiver used by the pet owner and a special collar used on the ...

Read more

CeBIT 2007 Innovation Coverage

CeBIT 2007 Innovation Coverage

Taking place for more than 20 years, the largest technology exhibition in the world might not have been as exciting as in previous years but still presented several interesting innovations. From GPS cameras to solar handbags, this article will cover ...

Read more

New Smart Camera can Record your Life

New Smart Camera can Record your Life

A new shoulder mounted camera was developed by researchers in the UK. The smart camera can track the movements of the user and move accordingly, recording what the user sees at all times. The camera can also recognize different hand ...

Read more

New GPS Camera Module Launched

New GPS Camera Module Launched

The Taiwanese company Tekom demonstrated on CeBIT 2007 a GPS module for cameras. The small “GPS locator” records the location and movements of the user on a 32MB internal memory and when connected to a PC calibrates the GPS data ...

Read more

Aircraft Parachute

Aircraft Parachute

Parachutes are usually associated with skydivers and on more rare occasions with cargo which can nowadays be dropped from a plane with pinpoint accuracy using a GPS guiding system. However, a parachute for a whole plane is a different concept ...

Read more

Computer Controlled Pigeon

Computer Controlled Pigeon

Chinese scientists succeeded to attach a chip to the brain of a pigeon which allowed them to remotely control the pigeon movements. The scientists from the Robot Engineering Technology Research Centre at Shandong University of Science and Technology in China ...

Read more

Sector Watch

Sector Watch

The Sector concept timekeeper, developed by the Turkish designer Tamer Nakisci with the Italian wristwatch company Sector in 2004, was meant to be both a fashion statement and a highly functional device capable of displaying images, video messages, and GPS ...

Read more

Wrist-Wearable Computer

Wrist-Wearable Computer

ZYPAD WL 1000 is a wrist-wearable wireless computer designed to provide instant access to computing capabilities while carrying out non-computer tasks in the field. Featuring hands-free operation, wireless capabilities, and built-in GPS tracking, the ZYPAD serves as an ideal tool ...

Read more