GPS

India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

Over 8,000 boundary pillars along the Indo-Nepal border will be equipped with positioning system using Global Navigation Satellite System, allowing authorities for the first time to effectively manage the more than 1,700-km-long porous boundary.

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

The Central government has asked all the mobile handset manufacturers to sell handsets with panic buttons installed with effect from January 1, 2017

How to keep your smartphone cool

How to keep your smartphone cool

The metal design adds significantly to the premium look of a smartphone and strengthens the signal receiving capabilities of the device. But the drool worthy looks apparently come at a price that is sometimes too hot to handle, according to an expert.

Domino's unveils  world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Domino's unveils world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: International franchise pizza delivery corporation and American restaurant chain Domino's pizza has unveiled world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle named 'Dru'.

New app hides user location from third parties

New app hides user location from third parties

There is a chance for tragedy if that information is used in a bad way.

Delhi govt takes step to ensure women safety, rolls out WiFi, CCTV, GPS enabled buses on roads

Six wi-fi, CCTV and GPS enabled buses were flagged off by the Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday, who described it as the "first step" towards ensuring women's safety in the national capital.

India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

As an example of the app-based positioning service, it will help in effective management of fleet movement.

Women's safety: Kerala govt to install GPS in public vehicles

Kerala government has drawn up a plan to install GPS and CCTV cameras in public transport vehicles to ensure women's safety in view of the Centre's direction in this regard post the Delhi gang rape case.

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival

 China launched two new satellites into space today, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System.

BIG is beautiful for ISRO

Indian space agency officials are hoping their BIG offering would soon benefit the masses and gain popularity in the market.

Human sense of smell can act like GPS in the dark

Humans may lack the scent-tracking sophistication of dogs, but we can still use our nose to sniff our way out of the dark, according to a new study.

Delhi govt introduces GPS-enabled water tankers

Delhi government on Monday introduced the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) on its water tankers in its bid to improve service and check tanker mafia.

Now fly with new gen 'smart luggage' equipped with GPS

Now fly with new gen 'smart luggage' equipped with GPS

Samsung and Samsonite have joined hands to come up withsatellite-tracked suitcases.

'Smart' facial recognition cane for the blind

'Smart' facial recognition cane for the blind

A revolutionary 'smart' cane that enables the visually impaired to instantly identify friends and family may soon be available.

Odisha govt to install CCTV, GPS in all buses

Alarmed at the spurt in crimes against women, the Odisha government has decided to equip the state buses with CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System.

Madhya Pradesh Police to get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles

The Madhya Pradesh Police will soon get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles which would be capable of reaching a person soon after he dials 100 number for security, state Director General of Police Surendra Singh said on Monday.

New sensor to prevent drunk driving

A new sensor that can sniff out when a driver is drunk from their sweat and prevent them from driving has been developed.

World's most accurate atomic clock will not gain or lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have unveiled the world's most accurate clock that will not gain or lose a second in 15 billion years, roughly the age of the universe.

Smartphones could help detect earthquakes early

Sensors in smartphones and other similar devices could be used to detect early ground movement to warn people about a potential earthquake, according to a new study.

Soon, smartphones to act as warning aids for 'earthquakes'

Smartphones could very soon play an important role in saving millions of lives, as scientists are currently testing it as early warning systems for large earthquakes.