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GNSS: UK drops efforts to patent satellite signals

The United States and United Kingdom announced on January 17, 2013 that the British government would end efforts to obtain patent or intellectual property (IP) rights related to GPS, as InsideGNSS reported.

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Fri, 18/01/2013 - 13:36

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Beidou: China opens Navigation System for Civilian Use

China recently opened Beidou (its version of GPS or “Global Positioning System”) to civilian use and expects to grab a major share of the satellite navigation market from the original U.S GPS system by the end of the decade, as the website Strategypage reported.

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International Symposium & Exhibition on Geoinformation: Ubiquitous Geospatial Solution

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation is the premier educational event for professionals involved in geoinformation technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), GPS, remote sensing, automated mapping/facilities management (AM/FM), underground utility mapping, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and related geospatial technologies.

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25/09/2012 to 26/09/2012

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Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre

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Kuala Lumpur

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International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG)

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United States investigate the economic benefits of GPS

The U.S. National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board is organizing a study to endorse the economic profit of GPS. "We have a new assignment . . . to discover and disclose the economic contributions of the Global Positioning System", Chairman Jim Schlesinger said in the advisory board meeting that took place on August 15, 2012.

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Tue, 21/08/2012 - 12:25
Tue, 08/21/2012

GPS technology improves weather forecasting

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's SPACE Research Centre and the Bureau of Meteorology are using GPS and low earth orbit satellites to provide an additional type of temperature profile observation for use in weather forecasting computer models.

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 10:16
Fri, 07/13/2012

ESA: End of mission for navigation satellite GIOVE-A

With the initial satellites of the Galileo constellation working well in orbit, ESA decided to end the mission of its pioneering GIOVE-A navigation satellite.

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 09:23

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New research network for GPS monitoring of earthquakes

GPS devices can be a powerful tool to quickly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes. In order to improve the use of GPS in responding to major earthquakes, the new Real-time Earthquake Analysis for

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:04

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GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.

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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

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Google helps track Nepal typhoid

KATHMANDU — Scientists announced on Monday they had combined cutting-edge gene sequencing technology with Google Earth to accurately map the spread of typhoid in Kathmandu for the first time.

The Nepalese capital was described in a 2008 study as "a typhoid fever capital of the world", with thousands of cases a year reported, but outbreaks have been hard to chart in a city where streets are rarely given names.

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Tue, 18/10/2011 - 12:09

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Benguet to secure software on rapid earthquake damage assessment system

The provincial government of Benguet, Philippines, may soon have an accurate seismic

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Fri, 08/07/2011 - 16:46

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