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The Evolution of GPS Technology

THE EVOLUTION OF GPS TECHNOLOGY OVER THE YEARS, GPS TECHNOLOGY HAS GROWN AND EVOLVED FROM AN IDEA TO A NECESSARY PART OF SOCIETY. SO WE'VE OUTLINED THE EVOLUTION OF GPS TECHNOLOGY TO DEMONSTRATE JUST HOW FAR ITS COME. GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, OR “GPS", IS A SPACE-BASED SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES LOCATION AND TIME INFORMATION IN ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS, ANYWHERE ON OR NEAR THE EARTH WHERE THERE IS AN UNOBSTRUCTED LINE OF SIGHT TO FOUR OR MORE GPS SATELLITES. CREATION GPS WAS INVENTED BY IVAN GETTING AND THE U.S. DPT OF DEFENSE IN THE 1960's FOR MILITARY USE DURING THE COLD WAR FROM TECHNOLOGY HE HELPED DEVELOP WHILE WORKING FOR THE RAYTHEON COMPANY. WORLD USE AFTER A 269 PASSENGER KOREAN PLANE FLEW INTO SOVIET AIRSPACE AND WAS SHOT DOWN IN 1983, PRESIDENT RAEGAN DECLARED THAT WHEN GPS BECAME FUNCTIONAL THAT IT WOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR WORLD USE. CIVILIAN USE PRESIDENT CLINTON MADE GPS TECHNOLOGY A DUAL-USE TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN 1996. THIS GAVE CIVILIANS THE ABILITY TO USE THE GPS TECHNOLOGY, WHICH UNLEASHED A HUGE DEMAND FOR IT. PERSONAL USE IN 2004, PRESIDENT BUSH DECLARÉD THAT THERE WOULD BE NO USER FEES ASSOCIATED WITH GPS, WHICH LEAD TO PERSONAL GPS DEVICES, AND A NEW SATELLITE FREQUENCY WAS DEVELOPED FOR CIVILIAN USE. CELL PHONE USE THE FCC REQUIRED CELLULAR COMPANIES TO TRACK THEIR CUSTOMERS FOR EMERGENCY PURPOSES IN 1999. SPRINT LEAD THE TECHNOLOGY IN 2006 WITH THEIR TOWER TRIANGULATION SYSTEM FOR “FAMILY LOCATOR SERVICES. 99 OTHER COUNTRIES TIMELINE OTHER GOVERNMENTS HAVE NOW LAUNCHED (OR WILL BE) LAUNCHING THEIR OWN GPS SATELLITE SYSTEMS, SUCH AS GALILEO, GLONASS, AND BEIDOU. KOREAN FLIGHT SHOT 83) poWN IN SOVIET AIR- SPACE SATELLITES DECLAIRED FULLY FUNCTIONAL FCC REQUIRES GPS IS A NOW) PART OF DAILY LIFE MODERN U.S. U.S. GPS 60) DEVELOPMENT 95 99)LOCATION TRACKING 05) SATELLITES LAUNCHED | 78 '04 90, SPRINT CREATES TOWER | 89 96, EXPERIMENTAL U.S. SATELLITE LAUNCH COMPLETE U.S. GPS CIVILIAN USE PERMITTED SATELLITE LAUNCH PERSONAL USE PERMITTED, NO USER FEES TRIANGULATION GPS TruVu BROUGHT TO YOU BY TRUVU: THE PERSONAL TRACKING APP THAT MERGES LOCATION. COMMUNICATION, AND PEOPLE. NOW AVAILABLE IN THE ITUNES APP STORE AND GOOGLE PLAY. Available on the GET IT ON App Store Google play -C

The Evolution of GPS Technology

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Over the years, GPS technology has grown and evolved from an idea to a necessary part of society. Combat, safety and map services are only a few of the uses for this technology across military and civ...

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