Category Archives: GPS Tracking

Raves and a little rant from Paihia to Auckland

On the weekend I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Northland National Road Carriers event in Paihia. It was great to have the pleasure to speak with and learn from people that have been on … Continue reading

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GPS Helps Solve Dispute Over Trashed Turf

A South Florida man says a Miami-Dade County garbage truck took more than his garbage when it went by his house last summer. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nbcmiami.com This is a great example of the value of GPS data although … Continue reading

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‘GPS Bullets’ Are Helping Cops Avoid High-Speed Chases – Newsy

  Transcript: Law enforcement agencies are starting to roll out GPS bullets they can shoot at vehicles to avoid getting involved in high-speed chases. The GP Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com Sounds a bit scary at first, but these bullets … 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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What are the UK’s top areas for running and cycling? – BBC News

Two legs and two wheels – data reveals the most active areas of Britain for runners and cyclists. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk This s another great example of how GPS and location based technologies can tell us what is … Continue reading

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Uber’s food service is coming to Melbourne

Uber is set to launch its food deliver service in Melbourne as early as next month, despite its ride-sharing service still being deemed illegal in Victoria. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theage.com.au Uber is a wild card that in my opinion … Continue reading

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Canada to require bus and truck drivers to log hours electronically

After years of study, the federal government says it’s working to implement new safety regulations that are aligned with U.S. efforts to tackle fatigue among truck and bus drivers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ctvnews.ca I was having a discussion with … Continue reading

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