- Used in manufacturing industry; Automates production process; Robots are used
The manufacturing industry makes extensive use of ICT. A typical manufacturing process will involve many different stages. The machinery used to manufacture the product is often controlled by a computer, for example, robots building cars or a computer controlling the mixture or shape of a product.
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
- Identifies position on earth
- Car satellite navigation (satnav): Pin points position on a map; Can give instructions / directions; Knows if wrong turns are made; Compares GPS position with intended directions
- Driver needs to input
- Destination (Postcode, Street address, Town centre, Points of interest);…