Driven by Proliferation of Smart Technologies, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Market to Report Exponential Surge

During the 1970s, global positioning systems (GPS) found application only in military and defense purposes. It was post 1999 that GPS signals were released for civilian use. Boosted by the proliferation of wireless technologies, GPS applications successfully penetrated into construction, aerospace, farming, and transportation over the last decade. A new…

Freight brokers, 3pls will search for capacity using e-log data from truckers

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During the last year or two, a number of companies have developed online platforms that connect all parties involved in freight transactions. Most of these include a mobile app that drivers use to streamline communications with motor carriers, brokers, 3pls and shippers. Drivers with capacity, be they independent operators or small fleet owners,…

AutoMatters & More: Garmin DriveAssist 50 GPS Navigation with Built-In Dash Cam

For decades we have appreciated Garmin portable GPS navigation devices for their intuitive interface design, reliable operation and state-of-the-art technology. In addition to providing visual and spoken, turn-by-turn directions to your destinations, they provide a variety of other navigation information including estimated time of arrival, lane guidance (especially useful when…

Harris revolutionizes air traffic control system for FAA

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The nation’s air traffic control system is in the midst of a monumental transformation, and at the center of that effort is Melbourne-based Harris Corp. “It’s a drastic jump in capability,” said Helmut Przychodny, a program manager in Harris’ Critical Networks Business Segment, which is developing five of the seven…

Kids’ smartwatch developed with u-blox

KIWI PLUS, a Korean software-development company, has launched a new children’s smartwatch developed in collaboration with u-blox. LINE Kids Watch is a tiny and colorful wearable with LINE emojis functioning as an Android-based smartwatch and officially distributed by KT Corporation. It enables precise tracking of the whereabouts of children, while also…

Tracking animal migrations has become easier… now what?

Salmon navigate across vast swaths of open ocean and a maze of branching river networks to locate their natal waters. For years, scientists have described this as heroic feats of individuals. More recently, though, researchers have observed that salmon migrating in large groups more accurately navigate home than salmon in…
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