Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

  1. 1. GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
  2. 2. WHAT IS GPS?
  3. 3. HOW GPS WORKS
  4. 4. HOW SATELLITES WORK? The Space Segment is composed of the 24 satellites. These satellites orbit the planet at 55 degrees across the equator twice a day.
  5. 5. HOW SATELLITES WORK? One satellite surrounds 10.000km area on the surface. Two satellites provide an oval possible locations. Three satellites provide two possible locations. Four satellites provide a single location
  6. 6. WHO USES CPS? Agriculture Aviation Environment Ground Transportation Marine Military Public Safety Rail Recreation Space Surveying Timing
  7. 7. GPS RECEIVERS AND STATIONS General Purpose Handheld Receivers Land Vehicle Receivers Mapping Receivers Aircraft Receivers Miscellaneous Receivers OEM Receivers PC Card (PCMCIA) Receivers Shipboard Receivers
  8. 8. GPS RECEIVERS AND STATIONS Spacecraft Receivers Surveying Receivers Timing Receivers Modems Satellite Simulators Laser Range Finders Robotic Total Stations Navigation Modules
  9. 9. GPS & MULTIMEDIA Phone Music Photos Video Emergency Contact 3D
  10. 10. THANK YOU!

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