GPS owners have found that geocaching can be a lot of fun. It gives families a reason to go out together and explore their local community or discover whole new areas they have never visited. There’s something exhilarating about successfully tracking down a hidden cache. While the prize at the end may not be of[…]
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Can GPS Help Save India’s Endangered Snow Leopards?
A reliable GPS device with a GlareStomper can really improve your navigation skills and travel time, but what can the same technology do for living creatures? The State Wildlife Department has decided to try using GPS to help study and preserve the endangered Indian snow leopard. Northern India contains habitat for up to 700 of[…]
Geocaching at the Super Bowl?
GPS and the super bowl have one thing in common: the Weehawk. The Swanson family decided to get into the football spirit through geocaching. They chose a small figurine, affectionately referred to as the “Weehawk”, to hide as the prize. The Swansons tucked little Weehawk away in Washington, hoping that someone would find it[…]
GPS is Changing the Way We Fight Wars
Travel is much easier when you have your GPS device setup and ready to go. Imagine how much easier it could be if that same technology would do more than just guide you with visual maps and audio cues? The United States Army is currently working on that exact concept. The Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development[…]
20th Anniversary of the GPS Constellation
We didn’t always have reliable electronics with convenient mounts, GPS shade accessories, and other such luxuries. That’s why this milestone date is so important. The Global Positioning System Directorate hit a landmark on December 8th, 2013, a day that would mark the 20th year since its Initial Operational Capability (IOC). Ever since those early days,[…]