Austin, Texas police were recently able to recover thousands of dollars in stolen electronics and other items thanks to GPS trackingsoftware installed on an iPad which was also stolen. After activating and using the GPS tracking software on the iPad to find its exact location, police conducted a surveillance operation on the home. The home’s occupant was later stopped and arrested. Upon entering the home,authorities discovered a cache of electronics and musical instruments related to other alleged crimes.
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We’ve recently launched new user interfaces for our GPS tracking software. They’re designed to allow those who license and sell our software to create a customized look for their customers. In addition to 3 new skins, users can now add company logos, taglines, and color schemes with basic HTML programming.
TrackingTheWorld GPS tracking software is available for license by those interested in launching their own GPS tracking software business. As a licensee, you’ll receive your own private label server website where your customers can log in to view the location of their GPS trackers. As an authorized software provider you have the option to set your own business name, set your own rates—all with unlimited earning potential through monthly recurring revenue.
A recent report by the Arizona Daily Star indicates that caregivers are increasingly using technology such as GPS tracking software in caring for elderly loved ones, especially Alzheimer’s patients.
With GPS tracking software and a tracking device, caregivers can receive scheduled location updates at specific intervals for the person he or she is caring for. In addition to the convenience of receiving regular location information, the GPS tracking software provides an added safety measure for emergencies, allowing caregivers to quickly and easily pinpoint the location of their loved one if they are lost.
The article mentions other forms of technology useful for caregivers, including medication reminder cell phone apps, and caregiver tips via text message.
The New Jersey Herald reports that Sussex County authorities are testing the use of GPS tracking ankle bracelets on screened non-violent offenders in an early release program as an effort to reduce costs such as housing and medical care for inmates. According to the article, a second inmate is soon to be released on the program. Using GPS tracking software authorities can monitor participants who are confined to their homes and immediate areas. Authorities are testing the GPS tracking program in hopes that it will reduce the cost of housing inmates and providing medical care.
A Kentucky van owner was recently able to direct authorities to the exact location of his stolen van and the ultimate recovery of thousands of dollars in stolen goods. On Tuesday, April 2 Carrol County, Kentucky authorities were alerted that the van was missing. With a GPS tracking device installed on the vehicle, the owner was able to utilize GPS tracking software to point authorities to its exact location–a nearby gas station.
The van was found to contain approximately $35,000 in stolen property, mostly items from a medical transportation company. In addition to recovering the van and the stolen goods, two suspects were arrested. Through the use of GPS tracking, not only did the owner recover his vehicle intact, the stolen goods will likely be returned to their owner. Source: http://www.fox19.com/story/21872629/police-owner-uses-gps-tracking-to-find-stolen-van
GPS trackers and GPS tracking software offer business owners and individuals an affordable option for tracking the exact location of their assets, including fleet vehicles, personal vehicles, retail shipments and more. For more information on GPS tracking software, including starting your own GPS tracking software business with unlimited earning potential, visit www.trackingtheworld.com or call 650-692-8100.
This week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the use of a covert GPS tracker installed by police in the vehicle of a man suspected of burglaries in 2007. Using the GPS tracker installed on the vehicle police were able to place and apprehend the suspect at the scene of a burglary where additional evidence was found.
The tracking device was installed after a warrant was obtained, however the suspect’s defense included that the use of the GPS tracker exceeded the scope of the warrant due to its real time tracking capabilities. In a majority ruling the court found that the use of the GPS tracker by police was covered by the warrant.
With the number of retiring baby boomers on the rise, the number of individuals suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is also climbing. As the numbers are expected to continue increasing, some health care agencies are looking into GPS tracking applications as a useful tool in allowing dementia patient’s more freedom and families additional peace of mind.
One Scandinavian study is testing the use of a GPS tracking app with dementia patients to gauge the impact on GPS tracking on the lives of dementia patients. So far the study has included approximately 50 patients for up to a year each. According to the study, those patients who used the GPS tracking app felt safer, had more freedom, and an overall better quality of life.
Police apprehended a 21 year old man who allegedly stabbed a taxi driver in Kansas City, MO thanks to a GPS tracking device installed in the taxi in which he was riding. After a pursuit reaching 117 mph, and a short foot chase, police arrested the alleged stabber.
GPS tracking for taxi cabs and other vehicle fleets is a business option used by more and more businesses everyday. Not only can business owners protect employees, GPS trackers can also help business owners more efficiently manage their business.
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TrackingTheWorld recently released the GAT Pro AVL tracker which offers a battery life of up to 3-years and multiple GPS reporting options, including the ability to alternate and skip days. The device also offers a 50-channel GPS receiver, audio capability and more.
Reports include motion detection, battery level, and geo-fence statuses. Two CR 123 Lithium batteries included. Durable closed-case unit. click for more information on the GAT Pro AVL tracker.
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Looks like Willy Wonka has abandoned golden tickets in favor of GPS trackers. Nestle has randomly placed GPS devices in chocolate bars distributed in the UK to locate prize winners, including a grand prize of approximately $16,000.
With possible placements in Kit-Kat, Yorkie and Aero bars, the GPS tracking chips are programmed to activate when the packages are opened. Upon activation, the winner will be located and awarded his or her prize.
According to some reports, contest progress and results can be tracked via smart phone using NFC and QR codes. For the full story, and a look at a commercial spot for the GPS tracking candy promotion, check out the following source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57517361-1/nestle-taps-gps-tracking-in-modern-willy-wonka-contest/