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Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment

Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment

Space products and services directly help individuals with travel and entertainment. Personal spaceflight, while still evolving, continues to garner media attention as space vehicle manufacturers test hardware and announce new services. Technologies developed for use in space are also finding application in a range of entertainment markets, including professional swimming.


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Country: Germany
The increasing availability of satellite imagery has led to its use in a wide variety of commercial products. However, space-based images do not always provide the detail necessary for...
Country: United States
California’s vineyards are quite numerous, and their products are selling well across the United States. In 2016, the state’s wine sales hit a record $## billion. The business of...
Country: United States
Satellite communications terminals are associated with an iconic feature—the satellite dish raised to the sky. Whether big or small, these dishes must be physically pointed toward...
Year: 2016
Country: United States
Positioning, navigation, and timing services from satellites help fishing aficionados remember where their favorite fishing spot is, and helps keep them there.
Year: 2016
Smartphone software applications aid drivers with detailed travel plans.
Year: 2016
Country: United States
Drones and quadcopters are becoming very capable and more numerous. Can geo-fencing using GPS signals help with the inevitable growing pains of this hobby?
Year: 2016
The European Space Agency (ESA) Business Incubation Program in the Netherlands is helping soccer coaches keep a very close eye on players in the field.
Year: 2014
Country: United States
People have dreamt of falling from great heights for centuries, but one man, Alan Eustace, fulfilled that terrifying dream in October 2014. His dream: to explore, and then fall from, the edge of space in a spacesuit.
Year: 2014
Country: United States
There was a time when obtaining high-resolution imagery from satellite sources required a security clearance and a secure facility. Today, high-resolution imagery is an accessible, inexpensive, and portable reality due to companies such as Orbit Logic, which released smartphone software application...
Year: 2014
Satellites, cellphones, and software applications converge to provide a personalized tour guide service for those traveling throughout Europe. Software application creators, such as LatitudeN, are combining a smartphone’s satellite navigation technology with mapping software, imagery, and travel...

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