What is GPS?
What does GPS stand for and what is it?
AmAze- This app uses the GPS capability to act as a SatNav program. Simply type in an address and it will find it on a map. It will give you the phone number, e-mail and will give you step-by-step instructions of how to get there.
Free GPS- This app allows you to type in a latitude and longitude and using it's digital compass, a red arrow points to your co-ordinates.
Iwant- If you are ever in an unfamiliar area, 'Iwant' allows you to chose what you need. E.g. Shops, cinema, restaurant, cafe, petrol station etc. It will then use an arrow to point towards it, spoken directions and a map to get you there.
Who invented GPS and Why?
Ivan Getting started off as a young man with the dream to create the most advanced form of navigation technology. With his Ph.D in Astrophysics, Getting worked with many Aerospace Engineers and Scientists to study Satellites. This was just the start of what comes next. In 1973, GPS was finally introduced.