Category Archives: location based apps

Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

Posted in car accidents, car crash, congestion, Crash, drivers, driving, driving app, Good travel apps, holiday traffic, Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS, location based apps, long weekend, mobile holiday apps, Mobile Maps, Motoring, real time traffic, Route Optimisation, RTTI, safer driving, safer journeys, Tourism, Tourism apps, tourism tech, traffic, traffic congestion, Traffic Control, traffic demand, Traffic jam, Traffic Management, Traffic Optimization, Travel, Travel Apps, Travel Information, Vacation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tesla Alerts Driver of Impending Crash

This is the first time I have seen a domestic crash warning in action in a normal car, not a test track or artificial situation. These people were driving in the Netherlands when they heard an incongruous little beep. Hopefully they … Continue reading

Posted in Autonomous cars, bikes, car accidents, car crash, drivers, driving, future car, Future Technology, Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS, LiDAR, location based apps, Motoring, new cars, real time traffic, safer driving, safer journeys, safety, Tesla, Traffic Information, Transport | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Things to know before you start looking at buy a house

I drive past people on my way to work daily, struggling to get their cars out of their driveways on busy streets, I mean they are waiting minutes just for a gap to safely get out of their driveway. I … Continue reading

Posted in Buying a House, Crime, Education, location based apps, Location Based Education, location based marketing, Location Based Servces, Location Based Services, New Zealand, New Zealand Maps, Real Estate | Leave a comment

Sell More Beer With Pokemon Go

Or anything else at your destination retail or hospitality business. I’ve spent years trying to get businesses to invest in location based services, apps, maps and the like. Now if you are in the business and are a little bit … Continue reading

Posted in Gamification, GPS Games, Hospitality, location based apps, Location Based Consultant, Location based games, location based marketing, Location Based Servces, New retail ideas, Retail, retail apps | 1 Comment

Anti-Abortion Groups Track Women Via Their Mobile Phones

When I first read this story in Salon I thought that it might be a hoax, then it turned up in other locations such as this Fortune story. Checking our the CEO of Copley Advertising on LinkedIn, he certainly has … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Crime Prevention, cybercrime, Internet Privacy, location based apps, Location Based Consultant, location based marketing, Location Based Servces, Mobile Apps, mobile spy, people tracking, Personal security, Police tracking, Privacy, security, terrorism, track crime, track mobiles, Tracking a cellphone, Tracking Apps, Tracking criminals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level

In Singapore’s “Smart City,” sensors deployed by the government will collect and coordinate data on an unprecedented level. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wsj.com This is huge. In most parts of the world there are projects monitoring data to solve unique … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Crime Prevention, Government, Hacker, Hacking, health, Internet Privacy, location based apps, Location Based Consultant, location based marketing, Location Based Servces, Location Based Services for Health, Privacy, Public Transport, Ride Share, rideshare, Road Tolling, Road Tolls, Smart City, Smartphones, track crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Why “near me” is critically important for multi-location businesses

As searchers become increasingly mobile, hyper-local searches are on the rise — and multi-location businesses stand to benefit the most. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com Are you missing out on business? I’m going to keep this one really simple. Go … Continue reading

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