8 min ago
Recon Instruments introduces sporty, Google Glass-like sunglasses
One major obstacle that's been holding the Recon Instruments heads-up display from really taking off is that it was designed for goggles.
2 hrs ago
eTrak GPS+ melds WiFi, cellular and GPS tracking, launches at CTIA 2013
We've come across a number of GPS-based tracking devices over the years but most are rather bulky and difficult to setup.
3 hrs ago
Budget committee to take up DNA collection from felons Thursday
Proposals from Gov. Scott Walker to collect DNA from those arrested for felonies and allow GPS tracking for restraining orders will come before the Legislature's budget committee Thursday.
7 hrs ago
Smart bike handlebars have turn signals, GPS, speedometer
In general, bicycles haven't adopted the same high-tech features as many cars. Turn signals are done by hand, and GPS equates to using good old-fashioned brain power or the information you have on your phone.
Tue May 21, 2013
Telematics in Russia, Part III: Growing the market
Siegfried Mortkowitz chronicles the tentative growth of the Russian telematics market as the country prepares for the implementation of its nationwide emergency response system, ERA-GLONASS Russian navigation provider Navitel and European electronics manufacturer Prestigio are expanding their partnership to include joint promotion of Navitel's ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Robotic device heralds new era
In years to come it may make your smartphone even smarter and help your car drive itself, with scientists believing basic global positioning technology can be accurate to the centimetre by the end of the decade.
Former Mamtek CEO required to wear GPS tracking device
A court has ordered former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole to wear a GPS monitoring device as a condition of his bond while he awaits trial on four counts of securities fraud and one count of felony theft.
NASA builds unusual testbed for analyzing X-ray navigation technologies
Technologists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., created what they believe is the world's first "pulsar-on-a-table, " a laboratory system shown here for testing emerging X-ray navigation technologies.... Pulsars have a number of unusual qualities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Nature: The Private Life of Deer
From kitchen windows they are spotted, nibbling away at gardens and shrubs. Once they retreat from view, where do the white-tailed deer go? Scientists outfit deer with night vision cameras and GPS tracking equipment that reveal the hidden world of white-tailed deer in a whole new light, allowing viewers to see them not as common backyard creatures, ... (more)
Pakistan adopts Chinese rival GPS satellite system
BEIJING: Pakistan is set to become the fifth Asian country to use China's domestic satellite navigation system which was launched as a rival to the US global positioning system, a report said Saturday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Solar Flares Could Disrupt Some Communications
The sun this week unleashed a series of X-flares, classified among the most intense solar activity, that each became the most energetic of the year until the next one; none were directed toward earth but that may change next week with possible effects for aviation.
Suspicious package on car GPS device
The latest on the bomb scare in the city, a blaze at an Eden Hills property for the second time in a week and Beck's hangs up his boots A SUSPICIOUS device placed under a car that brought large parts of Adelaide's central business district into lockdown late yesterday was a GPS tracking device, police have confirmed.
Wed May 15, 2013
Atlas 5 boosts GPS satellite into space
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket boosted a new Global Positioning System satellite into space Wednesday, the latest in a series of upgraded navigation beacons with improved accuracy and longevity.
The Press On-Line
Tracking proposed for high-risk violent crims
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley wants to keep 24-hour tabs on serious domestic violence offenders - the same way high-risk and sex offenders are tracked.
Tue May 14, 2013
Athens elementary students launch balloon with camera payload into space
Chris Sugiuchi and Chase Street Elementary School's Engineering Club launched a space-bound 7-foot helium weather balloon from the school's garden early Tuesday afternoon.
Safety Track Releases Personal GPS Tracker
The S-911 Lola personal GPS tracking unit is easy to use and compact enough to place with children going to school, elderly parents - even pets.
ASUS FonePad locally launched, priced under Php15K
To give you a quick recap, the ASUS FonePad was first introduced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in February.
GateTel and Telit Expand Cooperation into North America with HSPA+...
Telit Wireless Solutions , a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine solutions, products and services and GateTel Inc., a developer and manufacturer of GPRS, GSM, UMTS and GPS terminals, today announced an expansion of longstanding partnership into the North American market.
Ipswich Evening Star
Suffolk: Dementia sufferers given GPS tracking devices in pilot scheme
A pilot scheme to track dementia patients by providing them with a GPS system has been given a cautious welcome by health professionals.
NC domestic violence offender could face GPS
Domestic violence offenders subject to a North Carolina court order could soon be monitored by satellite in a House bill now heading to the Senate.