NavIC: Know about India's own GPS, now available on smartphone
The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is officially called NAVIC which is an acronym for NAVigation with Indian Constellation. The regional geo-positioning system has been designed in India by ISRO to provide accurate positioning in India and around the Indian mainland. It is said to be more accurate than GPS.
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"While we see a fast adoption of 5G across geographies globally, we do recognise the phenomenal boost that 4G has given towards enabling broadband connectivity for Indian consumers. 4G will stay relevant for quite sometime," Rajen Vagadia, vice-president and president, Qualcomm India, said.
Volty IoT plans Rs 50 crore GPS devices plant in Andhra Pradesh
The company said the proposed manufacturing facility will cater to the growing need for GPS trackers in sand and mineral mining. Its chief executive officer Konark Chukkapally said the Andhra government has made it mandatory for all the vehicles involved in the transportation of sand to have GPS trackers.
10-15 drone sightings daily along Pakistan border after Article 370 repeal: Officials
This was suspected to be a surveillance exercise from across the border. Between August 5 and October, 2019, at least 10-15 drones were sighted daily by security agencies like the Border Security Force (BSF) besides local police and others in frontier areas.
ISRO helps chipmaker Qualcomm for enabling Indian GPS, NavIC, in smartphones
The space agency said in a statement that these chipsets are being released by Qualcomm and this would help accelerate the adoption of NavIC by smartphone original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
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GPS-fitted drones from Pakistan airdropped weapons into Indian territory
It was the first incident reported in Punjab, in which drones were used to drop weapons and communication devices, among others, from across the border, an official said.
US Congress consents to designate India's NAVIC as allied system
Indigenously developed, NAVIC is an autonomous regional satellite navigation system that provides accurate real-time positioning and timing services. As per the NDAA 2020, approved by a bicameral conference report, the NAVIC system of India would be treated as “allied system” at par with the Galileo system of the European Union and QZSS of Japan.
Rent e-cycles at 62 locations in Noida from 2020
As many as 620 e-cycles, which could be peddled or run on battery, with GPS tracker would be available for hiring from 62 locations across Noida, including metro stations.
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GPS in all locomotives by fiscal end: Railway Board chairman
The GPS systems will be installed to determine the real time position of the trains, he said.
Why government needs to implement GPS in earnest in logistics industry
In other countries, GPS devices have been used for the last two decades by the supply chain industry to improve operational efficiencies. India has been a slow follower. But the govt is finally trying hard to play catch-up, & it is imperative that this endeavour is successful. Ensuring success, however, is very challenging. A change in perspective could make all the difference.
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