Several government officials have said that GPS on phones, including feature phones, is a must for the panic button feature to be a success.
According to the Women and Child Development Ministry sources, the ministry will recommend starting the trial without GPS on basic phones.
Technical experts have long since been asserting the surveillance capabilities of Aadhaar, and this has now taken the form of affidavits before the Supreme Court in the ongoing Aadhaar case.
According to railways, the trials for the GPS have been done on the New Delhi-Guwahati and New Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani trains on six electric locomotives.
The smartphone app makes it possible to locate people who have suffered an accident in remote locations without a phone signal.
The "vivosport" tracker comes with built-in GPS and comes with smart notifications like auto uploads, music controls and automatic software updates.
Amtrak derailment: Critical speed-control technology that could have prevented mishap was not active during journey
The rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active before the train set off on its maiden voyage.
An understanding of how molecules like RDGB control lipid composition may help to get an insight into complications that lead to cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.
Cyclone Ockhi: After Kerala govt faced flak for rescue operations, CM Pinarayi Vijayan says there was no warning
Under flak over the way rescue operations were handled, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said there was no advance warning about Cyclone Ockhi and cleared a slew of packages for those affected.
The LG advised there should be a mobile application through which residents could upload photographs of potholes for the agency concerned to repair.
Delhi L-G Anil Baijal directs officers to weed out illegal storage, sale of acid in the city to promote women safety
Baijal has directed officers to devise a mechanism with active participation of all stakeholders to weed out the "menace" of illegal storage and sale of acid
Japan succesfully launches satellites to improve its GPS and communications services during disasters
This is the second system that Japan launches as part of its Quasi-Zenith Satellite Systems, which operate at an altitude of between 33,000 and 39,000 kilometre above the earth.
The launch is scheduled to take place on 31 August at 18:59 Hrs from SDSC SHAR (Satish Dhawan Space Centre).
Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas.
The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is an independent regional navigation satellite system developed by India on par with US-based GPS.
Japan on Saturday put the third of its new quasi-zenith satellites into orbit to help improve the precision of the global positioning system.
Users can ask or answer a question, or read the existing questions and answers about a place, by simply searching for the location on Google Maps or mobile Search.
NASA claims, the total solar eclipse will have some imperceptible effects, such as the sudden loss of extreme ultraviolet radiation from the Sun.
South Korea is developing an alternative system using an earth-based navigation technology known as eLoran, while the United States is planning to follow suit
The galactic scale positioning system could support future interplanetary missions to the Mars and satellites of the gas giants.