Monthly Archives: February 2019

GPS Uses

Navigation, Car, Drive, Road, Gps

Aviation

GPS technology is now very much prevalent in Travis County Wildlife Removal. Most commercial jetliners now increasingly use GPS navigation for first and non-precision approach to specified airfields. The Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADB-B) is the futuristic primary guidance and navigational GPS technology for which a significant amount of research, development and investments are being poured in. The ADB-B technology also involves direct inter-aircraft communication within a pre-defined radial proximity wherein it enables the aircraft to inter-communicate their relative speeds, distances, flight paths and places. The evolution of this technology isn’t restricted to any one country but has been developed globally through strategic technological multi-lateral alliances. Besides its use in commercial aviation, the GPS ADB-B technology is also being employed in the navigation Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The UAV’s are primarily used for resource mapping and air surveillance imaging – a job that was previously tasked to earth orbiting satellites like the NASA Landsat.

Shipping and Rail Transport

The all encompassing, all progressing GPS technology has underlined its presence in the field of maritime technology. GPS digital technology has since replaced traditional electronic maritime technology and is currently being employed to include these vital operational parameters as ocean and inshore navigation, dredging, port and harbor entrance approach navigation and docking, Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), Automatic Identification System (AIS), hydrographical data collection and cargo logistics.

In respect to railroad navigation, GPS technology is widely used today to streamline such navigational essentials which include the management of rolling stock, passenger information, prevention of door releases contingent to carriage platform alignment, cargo tracking signaling, train ethics and level crossing approach.

Science

The applications of GPS technologies in various scientific fields are quite prevalent and impactful; these include such areas as environmental and atmospheric observation, animal behaviour research, botanical specimen areas, meteorology and climate research, agriculture, fisheries and fishing, land area mapping, yield monitoring, precision planting of crops, spray and harvest monitoring, autonomous vehicle control.

Security

Safety is another very broad field that employs GOS technologies. GPS security applications include tracking of all kinds of vehicles – heavy and light vehicles, 20 and 40 ft. containers comprising general cargo, special air-conditioned containers for perishable food products, security monitoring of vehicles for the transport of criminals and suspects, etc..

It’s obvious that the GPS technology is indeed very applicable and suited to a very wide spectrum of scientific and technological applications which call for constant monitoring and monitoring data, particularly if the targeted objects are important, urgent, sensitive and precious.