GPS

GPS stands for Global Positioning Systems and it is an important technology for GIS data collection.

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GPS

What is GPS?

What is GPS?

A decade ago not many civilians had heard of a GPS, let alone seen or used one.  Prior to the year 2000, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and their receivers were expensive and largely limited in use to the military, government agencies, and specialized professions.   Now, GPS receivers are commonplace […]

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Geo Roundup: Google Map API Usage Limits, GPS for Military Use Report, Earthquake Timeline Map

Geo Roundup: Google Map API Usage Limits, GPS for Military Use Report, Earthquake Timeline Map

Google recently introduced limits to its Google Maps API usage.  Starting October 1, 2011, free usage is limited to: “up to 25,000 map loads per day for each API” or “up to 2,500 map loads per day that have been modified using the Styled Maps feature.”  Non-profits and those map applications determined […]

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GPS Chaos

GPS Chaos

New Scientist takes a look at how the proliferation of GPS jammer devices is creating problems. The article by David Hambling calls GPS the “invisible utility” that is used as more than just an aid for navigation.  GPS jammers have become more readily available for purchase on the Internet and […]