Meaning : Global Positioning system
Category : Technology
Sub Category : Telecommunications
What does GPS mean or stand for ?
GPS is a geographical tracking technology that is incorporated in all of our devices today.Right from our mobile phones,security tags to cars,this technology allows to be tracked and also functions as a map.It works by connecting with a satellite that relays signals to your device.
There are Geostationary satellites that are in low orbit around the Earth which are owned by government,military and private entitites.Google maps is one such application program that uses GPS to give you layout of terrains and also allows you to track your own movements through that area.