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Application of using global positioning system (GAS) in determined a location

Ngadiman, Yunos (2005) Application of using global positioning system (GAS) in determined a location. In: The 4t h Asian Conference on Industrial Automation and Robotics, Bangkok Thailand.


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Global Positioning Systems (GPS) are navigation tools that allow users to determine their location everywhere in the world at any time of the day. GPS Systems use a satellite network of 24 satellites to establish the position of indiviual users. This paper will describe how the GPS system works and factors can degrade the GPS signal accurately. Originally the systems are developed by the military, widely utilized by commercial users and private citizens especially in developed country such as EU countries, USA and Japan. GPS was originally designed to aid in navigation across large spaces or through unfamiliar territory. As a tool for law enforcement, GPS systems are able to assist for commercial and private users to enjoy the ability of accurately navigate everywhere in the world. Finally, corporations are developing GPS is very essential to widely utilise in our country as well as a way to enhance customer service, to track inventory and very powerful security investigation systems

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: GPS; navigation tool; investigation systems
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Mrs Hasliza Hamdan
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2011 03:55
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 02:44
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/1852
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