Getting To Know GPS


Suppose you are going somewhere with your family in a car and you lost your way and doesn’t know how to reach the destination. Then what would help? I think everyone has the answer nowadays you can use Global Positioning System or we can say GPS system and it definitely helps you out. Now the question arises what are the different types of GPS system. Well, the answer is we can categorize them according to the need and functionality, these may be as:

1. Sat-Nav or Street Navigation System:
This type of GPS system gives you the perfect information about the streets from beginning to end to reach the destination while driving. Also, it provides the information about the distance, the time it will take to reach, speed of the car and mileage. Some vehicle providers facilitate you with this system inbuilt at your dashboard or you can purchase it from market also. These systems are preloaded with the local street maps and provide the correct information about the places.

2. Watches and sports GPS
Just think that you are on a boat or you are a sailor then how you find the right path in a cloudy night then only a GPS system can help. Some GPS systems are specially manufactured to bear marine conditions. And if you are a part of moving sports then only a GPS watch can help you to find the right way.

3. PDA embedded systems:
In the present era of technology, PDA’s are the part of everyone’s life. But now all the PDA’s has the functionality of GPS system makes them more useful. Now you can reach your destination even more precisely without worries of getting lost in the midway.

4. GPS in phones:
Nowadays there are some smartphones that they provide inbuilt GPS feature and some charge additionally for that but this definitely helps you in many ways. If you lost your phone somewhere or in case of emergency to locate you a GPS system might be very beneficial.

5. GPS locator watch for children:
This system is very useful to track your children and keeps you in touch. This is a combination of GPS system and a radio that works wirelessly in the form of a watch. You can track your child either phone based or web-based interface. And it will send a message for help to your screen in case of an emergency.

There are so many devices are available in the market or you may purchase online that gives you embedded GPS system but the basic functionality of that remains constant.