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Researchers to roll out cellular signals-based navigation for driverless cars soon

Researchers to roll out cellular signals-based navigation for driverless cars soon

In a significant addition to the field of science, a team of US researchers will soon roll out cellular signals-based navigation for driverless cars.

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.

GPS navigation devices to be 90% more accurate

The new sat-nav combines a conventional global positioning system (GPS) signal with those of other sensors - accelerometers and gyroscopes - to pinpoint a car’s location to within 2m.

GPS gadgets on boats to help Tamil fishermen

Against the backdrop of the recent attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy, GPS equipment is being fitted on boats to help them in navigation.

Now smartphones will help you navigate mega malls

Your smartphone helps you smoothly navigate highways and streets of an unfamiliar city. But once you enter a mega mall, its global positioning system (GPS) goes blind.

Now smartphones will help you navigate mega malls

Your smartphone helps you smoothly navigate highways and streets of an unfamiliar city. But once you enter a mega mall, its global positioning system (GPS) goes blind.

Beijing to test new GPS system

Next year, 12,000 drivers in the Wangjing area of Beijing will have their cars fitted with a free GPS device.

Now geotag SMS to help friends locate you

Researchers have developed a method for embedding GPS coordinates in an SMS message.