Monthly Archives: September 2014

Hackathon hatches cycling-safety startup Beacon – Sacramento Business Journal

Hackathon hatches cycling-safety startup Beacon Sacramento Business Journal Beacon entered its most recent prototype into the New York-based ChallengePost online competition for traffic safety technology. Source: http://www.bizjournals.com This is a really good idea if it can be focused enough. There … Continue reading

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States Implementing GPS Tracking of Domestic Abuse Offenders – WGRZ-TV

WGRZ-TV States Implementing GPS Tracking of Domestic Abuse Offenders WGRZ-TV In New York, the laws already allow law enforcement to use GPS technology to track sex offenders and parolees. Source: http://www.wgrz.com Given many stories about systems that aren’t monitored and … Continue reading

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Bears to be tracked by GPS in Yosemite for first time – ABC30.com

ABC30.com Bears to be tracked by GPS in Yosemite for first time ABC30.com The San Francisco based-Yosemite Conservancy donated nearly $70,000 to outfit bears with GPS collars. Source: abc30.com I wondered if they had the complete solution with this one. … Continue reading

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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life. Source: blogs.kqed.org 10 Location Based Games that get students (of all ages and persuasions out … Continue reading

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The Traffic Lights of Tomorrow Will Actively Manage Congestion

The humble traffic signal is gaining some new responsibilities. Source: http://www.citylab.com Excellent story and it is very exciting the direction that traffic management is taking. There is of course some optimism when it comes to V2V communications. There are not … Continue reading

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18 Examples of Why Up-to-the-minute maps will be critical for autonomous cars

Up-to-the-minute maps will be critical for autonomous cars Automotive News DETROIT — History’s most intrepid explorers were often at the mercy of their maps. The self-driving cars of the future won’t be any different. Source: http://www.autonews.com I’ve spent many years … Continue reading

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Cut the cord: Four wireless options for turning your car into a tech-savvy cabin – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Cut the cord: Four wireless options for turning your car into a tech-savvy cabin New York Daily News In other words, if you enjoy being able to search for subway directions with ease and speed, you’ll … Continue reading

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