Global positioning system (GPS) units pick up signals from GPS satellites to calculate the latitude and longitude of the user. Handheld units are convenient for cyclists, hikers, mountain climbers, and hunters.
Rotary tools are handheld power tools with rotating bits, with hundreds of parts and accessories that are used for drilling, sanding, carving, cutting, grinding, or routing. They are used in many ways by all kinds of workmen from hobbyists to jewelers. This website provides an overview of the tool, types available, and uses. There are also links to rotary tool manufacturers.
The University of Wyoming, located in Laramie, opened in 1887. It is the only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education in the State. There are over 13,000 students at UW and over 20% of those are over the age of 25. Wyoming graduates include some notable people, including Dick Cheney and Tom Osborne, the inventor of the first handheld calculator. Information about applying on the website.
The following articles provide recent handheld-related news.
Researchers are reporting an advancement of a chemical sensing chip that could lead to handheld devices that detect trace chemicals -- everything from illicit drugs to pollution -- as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.
Science Daily. Monday, 11 Jan 2021 14:34:16 EST.
The best handheld vacuums can handle almost all of your daily messes. Here are our top picks from Dyson, BISSELL, Shark and more.
By Dave Johnson, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Sunday, 10 Jan 2021 18:52:24 -0500.