- Company’s GPS tracks Cars : TheThe owner of an air-conditioning company wants to track his employees on the road. A parent wants to make sure his teenager doesn’t speed when the kid is out alone. An auto dealer wants to prevent theft of cars on the lot – and retrieve a car quickly if one is stolen. Read moreÂ Â Â Â December 06, 2006
- Sarnoff researchers tout GPS fail-safe system: Researchers at the Sarnoff Corporation in Princeton, New Jersey claim to have built a better GPS system, one that’ll never fail, even when confronted with impenetrable obstacles like tall buildings, tunnels, and for the spelunkers among you, caves. Read moreÂ Â Â Â December 06, 2006
- Tracking Small Planes with GPS : The last quarter-mile of Corey Lidle’s fatal flight in Manhattan went unrecorded by radar. GPS technology could allow more precise accident reconstruction. Read moreÂ Â Â Â October 16, 2006
- Honda GPS with Weather Info and Social Networking : Drivers in Japan will soon be able to receive real time weather updates at their present location or destination. Read moreÂ Â Â Â October 16, 2006.
- GPS Is Coming To Your Mobile : The concept of a GPS receiver inbuilt into your mobile phone is a smart one â€“ so why donâ€™t we have one yet? Well, we may not have to wait much longer as 25 percent of WCDMA (3G) handsets will offer GPS by the end of 2008, claims a recent study by US-based ABI Research. Read moreÂ Â Â Â October 16, 2006.
Welcome to GPS Hacks. This site is not about hacking a GPS but everything you want to know about GPS including General information, GPS reviews, Tutorials, GPS How-to and much more. If you want to contribute this site please feel free to Contact us. What is GPS? GPS (Global Positioning System) is a "constellation" of 24 well-spaced satellites that orbit the Earth and make it possible for people with ground receivers to pinpoint their geographic location. How GPS Works GPS system made up of a network of 24 satellites placed into orbit by the U.S. Department of Defense. GPS satellites circle the earth twice a day in a very precise orbit and transmit signal information to earth. GPS receivers take this information and use triangulation to calculate the user's exact location.