GPS

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Global Positioning Systems (commonly abbreviated as GPS) is a technology which uses sattelites or other terrestrial communications towers to identify the geographical coordinates (lattitude and longitude) of a particular device, which may or may not be attached to or owned by a particular person.


Use in Automobiles

GPS is becoming increasingly prevalent in Automobiles[1], with a variety of applications including Anti-Theft[2], Vehicle Tracking[3], Driving Directions (route finder)[4] and mapping communities and landmarks for trip planning.


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References

  1. GPS Guide for Beginners: http://www.mygpstalk.com/images/GPSGuideforBeginners_Manual.pdf
  2. GPS Anti-Theft Tracking Systems to Reduce Theft: http://ezinearticles.com/?GPS-Anti-Theft-Tracking-Systems-to-Reduce-Theft&id=1580046
  3. Keeping Track of Automobiles using GPS Vehicle Tracking: http://www.surveillanceforsecurity.com/gps-vehicle-tracking.html
  4. Portable car GPS systems: http://www.gps-practice-and-fun.com/car-gps.html

See Also

Map | LBS | RFID | Surveillance | Security | Privacy