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GPS SYSTEM IN YOUR SUNGLASSES. The Trio + 3. Have you ever been abandoned or were lost?. AND. The sun was extremely hot and somewhat blinding?. THE PROBLEM. The problem is finding a way to help stranded or abandoned people in a certain location find their way to safety.

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Gps system in your sunglasses

GPS SYSTEM IN YOUR SUNGLASSES

The Trio + 3


Gps system in your sunglasses

Have you ever been abandoned or were lost?

AND

The sun was extremely hot and somewhat blinding?


The problem

THE PROBLEM

  • The problem is finding a way to help stranded or abandoned people in a certain location find their way to safety.

  • This affects people with possible disabilities or people who gets lost in general

  • The quality of life can be enhanced if this problem is solved by allowing people a view of their geological location in case of an emergency


Possible solutions

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

  • Place a GPS in a functional wrist watch. When the GPS is activated then it will appear as a 3D image.

  • Place a GPS system in sunglasses. When activated on the side of the lens, the image of the person’s geological point will appear through the lens.

  • Place a GPS in a person’s ring. The GPS would be in the cut or diamond area of the ring and the map of the person’s location would pop up in a 3D image


The final solution

THE FINAL SOLUTION

  • Place a GPS in sunglasses in case a person is unknown of their location.

  • By pressing a button on the side of the arms of the glasses you will activate the GPS system in the glasses


What is a gps

WHAT IS A GPS?

  • Global Positioning System (GPS) is a U.S. space-based radio navigation system that provides reliable positioning, navigation, and timing services to civilian users on a continuous worldwide basis (gps.gov 2009)

  • Users with hand held GPS can accurately locate where they (gps.gov 2009)

  • Easily navigate to where they want to go, whether walking, driving, flying, or boating. (gps.gov 2009)

  • GPS has become a mainstay of transportation systems worldwide (gps.gov 2009)


Gps system in your sunglasses

GPS

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(Gearlog.com 2007)


History

HISTORY

  • GPS or the Global Positioning System was invented by the U.S. Department of Defense (D.O.D) and Ivan Getting, at the cost of twelve billion taxpayer dollars (Bellis 2009)

  • GPS uses satellites as reference points to calculate geographical positions, accurate to a matter of meters (Bellis 2009)


Continued

CONTINUED

  • The concept started in the late '60s but the first satellite wasn't launched until February 1978.

  • In 1989 the Magellan Corp. introduced the first hand-held GPS receiver.

  • In 1992 GPS was used in Operation Desert Storm.

  • On March 1996 the President decided to make GPS free for civilian users. ( The Library of Congress 2009)


Glasses

GLASSES


History1

HISTORY

  • In the 1600s, Spanish craftsmen created the first eyeglass frame temples (eyeTopics staff editor 2004)

  • In 1784 American Benjamin Franklin invents bifocal lenses (eyeTopics staff editor 2004)

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The team

THE TEAM

  • Team leader- Karline Belizaire- Junior at Blanche Ely High School

  • Mentor- Panagiotis Tzanetakis

  • Teammates

    • Amanda Paul- Junior at Blanche Ely High School

    • Kayla Williams- Senior at Blanche Ely High School and will be attending University of North Florida in the fall

    • Finesse Martin- Senior at Blanche Ely High School and will be attending University of South Florida in the fall

    • Joanne Etienne-Senior at Blanche Ely High School and will be attending University of Florida in the fall

    • Kelleney Lansey- Junior at Blanche Ely High School


References

REFERENCES

  • Anthony , K (2008 August 15 ). Funny Invention: Sunglasses. retrieved May 15 2009, from The Public Choice Capitalist Web Site: http://pccapitalist.wordpress.com/2008/08/15/funny-invention-sunglasses/

  • Bellis, M (2009). History of the Global Positioning System - GPS. retrieved April 24 2009, from About.com: Inventors Web Site: http://inventors.about.com/od/gstartinventions/a/gps.htm

  • Davis, E (2009 January 09). By This: Wrap 920AV Video Eyewear. retrieved April 26 2009, from Cinematical Web Site: http://www.cinematical.com/2009/01/09/buy-this-wrap-920av-video-eyewear

  • eyeTopics staff editor, (2004 December 15). The History of Eyeglasses. retrieved April 29 2009, from eyeTopics Web Site: http://www.eyetopics.com/articles/41/1/The-History-of-Eyeglasses.html

  • Gearlog.com, (2007 November 30). Cheap Geek: $178 Garmin nüvi 200 GPS . retrieved April 27 2009, from Gearlog Web Site: http://www.gearlog.com/2007/11/cheap_geek_178_garmin_nuvi_200.php

  • GPS.gov, (2009). Global Positioning System: Serving the World. retrieved April 24 2009, from Global Positioning System Web Site: http://www.gps.gov/


References1

REFERENCES

  • GPS Tracking System, (2008 October 06). Different Types of GPS Automobile Tracking Systems and Accessories. retrieved May 15 2009, from GPS Tracking Systems Web Site: http://www.gpstrackingsystems.andallabout.com/gps-automobile-tracking.html

  • Kameronbayneimages.com, (2009 March 24). Learning to See. retrieved April 29 2009, from KameronBayneimages Web Site: http://www.kameronbayneimages.com/news/

  • Mikli, C.A (2006 October 27). How much would you pay for glasses?. retrieved April 27 2009, from People Web Site: http://stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com/2006/10/27/alain-mikli/

  • The Library of Congress, (2009 February 12). What is a GPS? How does it work?. retrieved April 24 2009, from Everyday Mysteries Web Site: http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/global.html

  • Techlime.com, (2008 July 03). Navigon 2110 Max GPS System. retrieved April 24 2009, from Techlime Web Site: http://techlime.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/navigon.jpg

  • Wyndham City Council, (2009). Abandoned Vehicles. retrieved May 15 2009, from The Council Web Site: http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/council/legislativesr/vehicles


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