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GPSTrackIt.com Adds Hard Turns to Driver Safety Alerts Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Fleet Management & In-Vehicle Services & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Road & Transportation News categories.

GPSTrackIt.com has introduced a new Driver Safety Alert that tracks hard turns. Driver Safety Alerts already track and report driving behaviors like rapid acceleration, hard braking, and seatbelt usage. GPSTrackIt... Read more»

Kinexon Wins 10th European Satellite Navigation Competition with Athlete Tracking Analysis Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Recreation & Gaming categories.

Online analysis of athletes’ tactical, technical, and physical capability is the focus of this year’s newly named Galileo Master, Kinexon GmbH. The 10th European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) recognized the... Read more»

Altus Makes Available Juniper Archer 2 Field Computer with APS-3 Receiver Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & OEM News & Product Showcase & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Altus Positioning Systems has announced the availability of the new Juniper Archer 2 field computer packaged with Altus’ APS-3 GNSS RTK receiver. “When paired with the performance, portability and flexibility... Read more»

Trimble’s GeoExplorer GNSS Data Collection Adds Remote Positioning Capability Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Natural Resources & Survey News & Surveying & Utilities categories.

Trimble has introduced the next generation of its Trimble GeoExplorer data collection solution. The new Geo 7X includes an integrated laser rangefinder module, extended GNSS capabilities and improved hardware performance.... Read more»

Sonata Advertising Platform Brings Online Customers to Bricks-and-Mortar Stores Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Navigation & Social Networking & Advertising categories.

Currently, 96 percent of world trade takes place through traditional brick and mortar stores. Add almost 1,000 million smartphones with integrated GPS to that retailing picture and a whole range... Read more»

ABI Research: MEMS Sensors and Hands-Free Interfaces will Revolutionize Mobile Devices Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Sensor Fusion categories.

Accelerometers, gyroscopes, near field communications (NFC), and gesture recognition are predicted to be the big winners in mobile devices. These mobile technologies are projected to make the greatest penetration gains... Read more»

Galileo Satellites Put to the Test Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

Europe’s next pair of Galileo satellites have been the focus of a busy autumn at the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) technical centre in the Netherlands, continuing a full-scale campaign to... Read more»

Kipo, Tigo Enter Alliance to Offer GPS Location Software to Cell Phones Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking categories.

Kipo, a GPS mobile location technology company targeting businesses and families, and Tigo Business Guatemala, a  telecommunications company, announced their partnership to launch Localizador Tigo. Localizador Tigo is a smart,... Read more»