10 Things to Know About History of GPS

GPS receivers are sending the signals to earth through GPS devices, also known as navigation devices. They are calculating the precise position, speed as well as the time of the location of the vehicles.

Source: www.gpsfortoday.com
Source: www.gpsfortoday.com

Firstly, GPS was used in the military. It was developed by the United States to help the global intelligence in the peak of the Cold War.

The history of GPS dates back in 1960s, with common usage in the 1980s. Nevertheless, the GPS has been available to anyone out there that has a GPS receiver.

Today, everyone everywhere uses GPS tracking system. Starting from airline and shipping companies, to common drivers everywhere.

We all use the GPS system to track our vehicles. But, not just that! We use it to get the best route to get from point A to point B in the shortest time possible.

When Was The Idea About GPS Born

Today we all have used or at least seen how GPS works, but many of us would think it is a new invention. Is it really like that? Not really!



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