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Global Positioning System

Geospatial Revolution

Peter Neill | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Those attempting to plan, or govern, in these areas -- be they local, regional, national, or international -- have not had these tools before. They have been thwarted by conventional inaccuracies, vested interests, ideological determinations that bear no relation to reality, and aggressive opposition.

Geographic Technology Helps Put Ethiopia on Map of Global Health Success

David J. Olson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
David J. Olson

In just six years, DKT Ethiopia has transformed its system for tracking contraceptive sales from pins and pencils to computers and satellites and, in the process, helped create a family planning and HIV prevention success story in the Horn of Africa.

GPS May Soon Be Even Better At Finding You

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 02.12.2012 | Technology

DENVER — A $5.5 billion upgrade to the Global Positioning System moved a step closer to launch this week when a prototype arrived at a Lockheed ...

Air Force GPS Problem: Glitch Shows How Much U.S. Military Relies On GPS

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DENVER — A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies ...