Archives for March 2013

Thousands of paroled CA sex offenders, felons easily disable GPS monitors

A February 2013 investigation by the Los Angeles Times showed that “thousands” of high-risk sex offenders and parolees were routinely removing or disabling their GPS tracking devices. And these individuals have little risk of being caught because …See all stories on this topic » Ars Technica Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: […]

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Lawmakers push bill to limit GPS tracking

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday that would require police to obtain a warrant to collect location data from a person's cellphone, tablet, car or other electronic device. The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance (GPS …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories […]

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Lockheed Martin OK'd for GPS satellite components

DENVER (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp. has received the go-ahead from the Air Force to begin acquiring components for four new GPS III satellites. The company said Monday it received two fixed-price contracts totaling $ 120 million to start the process.See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor […]

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Cat Nav tracker lets you spy on kitty's secret missions

Sorry, cats, your days of hunting and philandering in private are over. Technology has arrived to spy on you and it's called G-Paws. It was invented by Dave Evans, a Brit who was seriously curious about why his kitty, Yollo, was packing on the pounds …See all stories on this topic » msnNOW Google Alerts […]

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Carlsbad spending $50000 on GPS units for city fleet

To promote more accountability as well as safety for city employees, the Carlsbad City Council voted Tuesday to spend $ 50,000 on a new GPS tracking system for city-owned vehicles. Mayor Dale Janway said the GPS systems will more than likely be …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP […]

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Real-time PPP with Galileo Demonstrated by Fugro

Fugro Seastar AS has been looking forward to demonstrating Real-Time Precise Point Positioning (PPP) based solely on Galileo signals since the last two satellites were launched October 12, the company said. Those two satellites brought the …See all stories on this topic » GPS World magazine Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: […]

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GPS Innovation Alliance Welcomes New Affiliates

Washington – Five major national organizations representing a variety of industries are joining the GPS Innovation Alliance as affiliate members. The Alliance announced today that the American Trucking Association, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire stories are provided as […]

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Apple purchases indoor GPS company WiFiSLAM

It looks like Apple recently decided to beef up its GPS capabilities a bit, as the company has acquired indoor GPS company WiFiSLAM. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the purchase to The Wall Street Journal, saying that the Cupertino firm "buys smaller …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health […]

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Letters: Truck Fatality Spike, Sen. Schumer & GPS | Transport Topics Online …

In the issue for the week of Jan. 21, there was an article titled “Speed, Lack of Seat Belts Cited by U.S. in Truck Fatality Spike.” It seems that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is puzzled by the increase in deaths year over year. As …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts […]

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CHC Navigation Announces LT Handheld GPS Receivers with DigiTerra …

Shanghai, China – (March 21st; 2013) – CHC Navigation today announced that it has entered into a supplier agreement with DigiTerra Information Services. DigiTerra Explorer mobile GIS and Mapping software is now available pre-installed on CHC LT30 and …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – intitle:gps -intext:Gap -intext:GP -intext:health -intext:doctor Note: Newswire […]

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