Nikesh Bhandari


Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinApplication areas of GPS:   Collecting field data – travel to the field and capture location & attribute information. Firefighter/police/ambulance dispatch. Car & boat navigation. Roadside assistance. Business vehicle/fleet management. Mineral/resource exploration. Wildlife tracking. Recreational (fishing, hunting, hiking, etc.) Ski patrol/medical staff location monitoring. Advantages of GPS: Easy to look out the direction of destination. The system is updated regularly by US government and is very advance Easy to

Global Positioning System

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinHow GPS works: An atomic clock is installed on satellites which continuously keeps sending the radio signals to earth’s surface which our mobile phone or cars receiver catch as shown in the image below: As the satellites sends the radio signals to the receiver the time difference of when the signal is sent and the signal received is calculated by multiplying it with the speed of light. As the

Global Positioning System

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinGPS (Global Positioning System) The first generation of the GPS was introduced in the year 1973 by   US Department of Defense (USDOD) for finding the lost soldiers and to instantly calculate the math required to launch the missile. GPS started in 1989 with the launch of the first GPS. GPS became public in the year 2000. The GPS network is made up of 24 operational satellites and extras for