The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satellites placed into orbit by the U.S. Department of Defense. GPS was originally intended for military applications, but in the 1980s, the government made the system available for civilian use. GPS works in any weather conditions, anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day. There are no subscription fees or setup charges to use GPS. GPS technology became a reality through the efforts of the American military, which established a satellite-based navigation system consisting of a network of 24 satellites orbiting the earth. GPS is also known as the NAVSTAR (Navigation System for Timing and Ranging).
GPS works all across the world and in all weather conditions, thus helping users track locations, objects, and even individuals! GPS technology can be used by any person if they have a GPS receiver.
Benefits of GPS System
1.) It maximize Fuel economy: If you want to maximize your fuel economy you’ll need a good GPS system.
2.) GPS is extremely easy to navigate as it tells you to the direction for each turns you take or you have to take to reach to your destination.
3.) GPS works in all weather so you need not to worry of the climate as in other navigating devices.
4.) This is the best navigating system in water as in larger water bodies we are often misled due to lack of proper directions.
5.)It helps to reward hard work, Increase security.
6.) It helps to Increases productivity.
Utilizing a GPS system will give you accurate directions for travel. Whether you are travelling locally, across country, or globally, you will get accurate direction and constant monitoring of your current position. I wouldn’t think of taking another family vacation without a GPS system in my vehicle.