Global Positioning System

  • GPS installed in Berhampur police vans September 9, 2014

    Berhampur: In a bid to enhance efficiency of the police, a global positioning system (GPS) was installed in police control room (PCR) vans in this south Odisha town increasing their area of coverage. This has been done in view of the increasing vehicular traffic and reports of crime from residential...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles January 2, 2014

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting held...
  • CCTV cameras to be installed at bus stands in Haryana May 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Sunday said all bus stands in the state will be fitted with CCTV cameras to prevent any mischief in the premises. " A sum of Rs 4 crore will be spent on the installation of CCTV cameras in all the bus stands to prevent any...
  • Now track your vehicle from your browser January 31, 2011

    Dubai: For parents worried about their children's overspeeding or the wayward behaviour of a driver, a low-cost Internet-based GPS vehicle tracking system is expected to be just the solution. Developed by a Qatari IT service provider, the T-Qat vehicle tracking system is being touted as the only monitoring system which has...
  • Scientists use pigeons to study human skills April 8, 2010

    London: Scientists have strapped tiny Global Position Systems (GPS) to pigeons to analyse the way bird flocks change direction and stay together in a study they hope will also give clues to human collective behaviour. Researchers from Britain and Hungary used GPS "backpacks" to record the flight paths of individual pigeons...
  • TN snail mail gets GPS to streamline delivery September 4, 2007

    Chennai: Do you think your mail is reaching you late? If you are in Chennai, rest assured, things are changing for good. The Department of Posts in Tamil Nadu is fitting five of its 99 postal vans with Global Positioning System (GPS) to track their movements. So, if the driver...