Category Archives: GPS Apps

Thousands of People in England and Wales to be GPS Tagged

I just read this BBC story where after a 17 months pilot, the MoJ is going to put tags on thousands of criminals, mostly in preference to community sentences which are obviously expensive to manage. In the past they used … Continue reading

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What is the best GPS Tracking for Dementia Sufferers? – Two Types

Do you know someone who has dementia? Have they ever gone walkabout? Did you have to search for them? I’ve been there and we were lucky, we found her before she got run over by a car or had a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Countdown on their new Proximity Based Marketing App

For a number of years I’ve been prodding retailers to take advantage of location services on people’s smartphones with several blogs including some looking at the grocery industry. I was disappointed when they dropped their old app, but delighted to … Continue reading

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5 Ideas Thanks to Uber Data Science

In an article in Verge, they identified that Uber has discovered you are more likely to pay surge pricing if the battery on your mobile is low. Surge pricing is where they put the price up when they are low … Continue reading

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South African App Allows Public to Share GPS Location With Police

I found this story in Business Day Live. This is interesting because it follow hard on the heels of a story I wrote just a couple of weeks ago. The concept of ringing Police is relevant but outdated (not redundant) … Continue reading

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Milford company’s GPS app charts the scenic route

new nav MILFORD >> Most navigation Apps are designed to get people to their destination as quickly as possible, but now there’s a new app designed by two men from Milford that takes walkers and drivers via the slower, scenic … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut turns to algorithms and GPS tracking to increase sales

Yup, it’s the ‘Uber-ization’ of pizza, as Pizza Hut joins the wave of chain restaurants embracing tech. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.pcworld.com I had an idea many years ago which I called Pizza on the Beach. The idea was that … Continue reading

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