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    The Global Positioning System (GPS)

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    Introduction: The Global Positioning System, more commonly called the GPS is a satellite based system that provides navigation for almost everything from cell phones to automobiles. This wonderful technology is very vital in today’s economy because of its prominence in banking, financial markets, power grids, farming, construction and so much more. It also protects human life by preventing accidents, helping in search and rescue missions and is critical to nearly every facet of military operations

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    and velocity itself based on the orbiting navigational satellites. The GPS system helps in navigating, routing, controlling. GPS works through the day, in any weather condition and anywhere in the world. The first four satellites were launched in 1978 through Delta rocket. The first satellite was named as NAVSTAR 1. The system became fully functional on 26th of June 1993 after the launch of 24th satellite. A minimum of 4 GPS satellite signals are required to locate position in three dimension. The

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    analysis on usage of gps in mining

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    save life’s of workers, thus improving the efficiency of the mine. Literature Review: Global Positioning System (GPS): Global positioning system famously called GPS, is a space based satellite navigational system. GPS provides the positioning and the time information in any given weather condition when there is a unobstructed light of sight to at least 4 GPS satellites. These GPS systems provide its services in military, airlines and commercial uses. It has been emerged as a problem solver to the

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    GPS aids the navigation system for accurate measurement of vehicle location [1]. Figure 2 provides an overview of navigation systems architecture used in the automotive industry. Coming to the navigation system architecture, it includes GPS antenna, GPS receiver, navigation computer, sensor interfaces, storage interfaces and a display unit.GPS antenna receives GPS signals from satellites. We have various GPS antenna configurations like, spiral helix, micro strip and planar rings. However, Popular

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    Tale of the Haunted GPS Navigation System The storyteller, who happens to be my cousin, currently works as a math teacher. He is 24 years old and lives at home with his mother and father. His mother, a talented artist, works for the United States Postal Service and his father, who is an electrician, installs security systems for homes and offices. Both of his parents are Korean and although his older brother was born in Korea, he was born in the United States. He is very athletic and enjoys

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    How do GPS Systems Work?

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    Long ago without GPS we walked and drove the roads the best way we knew how. Getting lost, taking the wrong roads, hours of riding with no knowledge of our whereabouts. But, the GPS is a helpful invention that navigates us throughout the world. Do you know how GPS Systems work? GPS stands for Global Positioning System. It was the first system available since the 1980’s. The system was invented by the U.S. department of defense. It was intended for military use only. http://www.pcmag.com Military

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    The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a burgeoning technology, which provides unequalled accuracy and flexibility of positioning for navigation, surveying and GIS data capture. The GPS NAVSTAR (Navigation Satellite timing and Ranging Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation, timing and positioning system. The GPS provides continuous three-dimensional positioning 24 hrs a day throughout the world. The technology seems to be beneficiary to the GPS user community in terms of obtaining

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    navigation signal from the GPS and GAGAN satellites are received by the ground receiver antenna and the navigation message from the antenna is passed to the GPS chipset. The Trimble Studio software receives the navigation message from the chipset in an NMEA 0183 format. The data collected from the software are analyzed to find the positional accuracy of GPS and GPS aided GAGAN with the know position of reference station. 3.1 Differential GPS Receiver Description The GPS module has an automatic antenna

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    Global Positioning System (GPS) is a new technology that uses the help of satellite data to measure the geographical information such as latitudes and longitudes and the velocity of the vehicle and helps to traverse the vehicle .The main idea is to program the GPS likewise that it can handle the navigation system without any human interventions. The GPS hardware consist of GPS receiver, Intertial measurement unit (IMU) compass and a computer for data processing. The main objective of the research

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    CEG1705 –Applications of GNSS Offshore Surveying Within Offshore Surveying, GNSS has always been prominent throughout the years. From its initial land based methods of using antenna to the ‘Free-to-Air’ systems used today. Throughout this essay the views in which will be assed are the historical and present day use of GNSS in Offshore Surveying; How GNSS provides the accuracy needed and the limitations it must overcome; What the possible alternatives there could be to GNSS and its advantages and

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