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.
The EndoPil capsule is designed to be ingested orally, and once in the stomach, can be inflated with a handheld magnet to induce a sense of fullness.
Straits Times. Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 12:05:20 +0800.
Atomic beams conjure fantasies of gigantic Space Force canons. But there are real tiny atomic beams that shoot out of newly engineered collimators, a kind of tiny silicon peashooter, that could land in handheld devices. ...
Science Daily. Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 13:36:55 EDT.
At a time when military forces are preparing for an era of urban combat, Iceni Labs is touting a new handheld radar designed to help troops detect the movement, position, and breathing rates of people behind walls and doors. ...
Ashley Roque, Washington, Dc. Janes 360. Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 01:00:00 GMT.
With Sony finally closing the chapter on its own handheld gaming exploits and the Nintendo 2DS and 3DS on their final descent, the days of dedicated portable
Rik Henderson. Pocket Lint. Wednesday, 06 Mar 2019 16:15:39 +0000.
One of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator, described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but also kind with a good sense of humour, has died. He was 86.
CBC News. Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019 20:54:06 EST.
The Puffco Peak is hand-held purity. Sturdily built, with easy to find, soft to the touch buttons, the Puffco Peak exemplifies the desire for good design elements, along with absolutely predictable results.
By Warren Bobrow, Contributor. Forbes. Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 20:37:00 -0500.