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Transportation, Logistics, and Manufacturing

Transportation, Logistics, and Manufacturing

Beyond corporate and retail services, space products and services also facilitate global transportation, logistics, industrial manufacturing, and materials testing. While a single GPS device enables personal navigation, multiple network-linked GPS devices enable the management of complex logistics networks, such as time- and location-sensitive tracking of shipments.


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Year: 2017
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Year: 2017
Country: France
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Year: 2017
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Year: 2016
Country: United States
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Year: 2016
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Year: 2016
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Year: 2016
Country: Belgium, Ireland
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Year: 2016
Country: United States
When space and data technology come together in a car, the car starts knowing where it is.
Year: 2014
Country: United States
Ride-sharing services are an increasingly popular form of urban transportation that depends on geolocation services provided by satellites. Companies such as Uber and Lyft offer smartphone applications that allow a prospective rider to use the smartphone’s satellite navigation chip to identify...

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