GPS

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.

Taxi unions to protest against installation of GPS device

 Angry over government's order to make installation of GPS device mandatory for all taxis, the unions of yellow and black cabs in the city will take out a march from Rajghat to Delhi Assembly on March 25 to protest against the 'Tuglaki Farman', a day when a two-day special session will be going on.

Waste-carrying vehicles to be installed with GPS device: Maharashtra CM

 Stating that illegal dumping of waste is a matter of serious concern, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said all vehicles transporting waste will be installed with GPS devices.

Auto unions ask govt not to impose GPS, says "won't stop rape"

 Several auto and taxi unions on Wednesday protested Delhi government's decision to make Global Positioning System (GPS) installation in their vehicles mandatory, saying the device won't serve its intended purpose of stopping "sexual harassment" in the capital.

Soon, augmented reality glasses that let you watch movies
Soon, augmented reality glasses that let you watch movies

Google Glass may face some tough competition from a San Francisco-based company which plans to develop smart Bluetooth-enabled glasses that display HD video and are equipped with a global navigation satellite system.

Critics ask how AirAsia jetliner went missing in age of GPS

Air travel advocates are demanding global aviation authorities explain how an AirAsia jetliner with 162 people aboard got lost at a time when satellites and webcams monitor society`s every move.

Under-fire Uber ramps up rider safety

Uber is ramping up driver background checks and other security measures worldwide after the smartphone-focused car-sharing service was banned in New Delhi following the alleged rape of a passenger.

NCR autos without GPS won't be allowed to ply on Delhi roads

In view of passenger safety, the Delhi government has decided not to allow autorickshaws plying in Noida, Ghaziabad, Sonipat and Faridabad without GPS to enter into the national capital.

NW Railway gears up for fog season

Preparing itself for the fog season this winter, the North Western Railways has put in place a host of measures like installing anti-fog devices in trains, LED-based signboards, and global positioning system-based signals to ensure safe and secure train operations.

Soon GPS may help scientists find 'elusive' dark matter
Soon GPS may help scientists find 'elusive' dark matter

Scientists have revealed that GPS might be a tool in directly detecting and measuring dark matter, so far an elusive but ubiquitous form of matter responsible for the formation of galaxies .

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

ISRO to launch IRNSS 1C on Oct 10
ISRO to launch IRNSS 1C on Oct 10

ISRO will launch the third of seven series of satellites to put in place India's own navigation system on par with US' Global Positioning System (GPS) from the spaceport of Sriharikota on October 10.

Delhi Police launch GPS-fitted bikes for street patrolling

 Delhi Police today launched 30 GPS-fitted motorcycles for effective patrolling under an Internet-based monitoring system in North Delhi to curb street crime like snatching and robbery.

Sun unleashes massive solar flare of X1.6-class
Sun unleashes massive solar flare of X1.6-class

The sun emitted a huge solar flare on September 10, 2014.