Domino’s has a habit of leveraging technology to improve its service for customers. This is why the company has worked on everything from pizza delivery robots to self-driving cars and cashless stores. Domino’s is now launching GPS tracking for deliveries so that customers can see precisely where their pizza is. It’s like keeping an eye on your Uber, only, in this case, it’s going to be your dinner.
There has been some concern recently about the GPS rollover which brings back memories of the famous Y2K bug from 1999. Some GPS systems could indeed go haywire this weekend as the 24 Global Positioning System or GPS satellites that orbit the Earth constantly will go 20 years out of date at 7:59 pm ET suddenly. Given the importance of the GPS system, this should theoretically cause problems for critical […]
#IFA18 – We’ve all been guilty of misplacing our bags, wallets, keys, and more. However thanks to technology these days, we are able to better keep track of them. Huawei has also announced the launch of the Huawei Locator, which is a device that can help with that. It is a location beacon device that will support a bunch of global navigation system standards, such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and […]
Ticatag, a location-based IoT company has released new GPS trackers at MWC 2018. The products extend their Tifiz line and are called Xpress ($99), XtrackR ($129) and Xtrack ($199), the three are GPS tracking boxes used to know where vehicles and assets are.
GPS technology is pretty useful in helping us get from one point to another, but what happens when you use it to track people – particularly those who have been deemed by the legal system as “high risk offenders”? This is certainly an interesting question to ponder over, as the town council of Williams Lake, British Columbia, has already passed an unanimous motion to implant GPS trackers in such “high […]
Before we dive into the reading of GPS coordinates, it is important that you have a good grasp of the GPS system and basic knowledge of the geographical lines of latitude and longitude. Once you understand that, reading coordinates is very easy, and you can practice with online tools.
It goes without saying that the modern day GPS navigation system in our smartphones as well as in our vehicles do a pretty good job when it comes to bringing us from one location to another without missing a beat. Well, how about the ‘super GPS’? With ‘super GPS’, it would hopefully ensure that self driving cars will not lose their way – which is a comforting thought, taking into […]
[CES 2016] Sometimes, there are way too many things in life to keep track of, so much so that it can get rather difficult to remember where we put some of our everyday items. Well, Wistiki of France decided to do something about the situation, and them being French, needed to roll out something that is also aesthetically pleasing, hence enlisting the help of Philippe Starck to come up with […]
Back in the day when we used to go out as kids, our parents would typically ask where we were going and to call them when we arrived, so as to give them that peace of mind. Nowadays we suppose some parents still ask their kids to do that, but with the advancement in technology, even if kids don’t say anything, parents can still track their kids, like with the […]
Being a taxi driver would mean you will never run out of stories to tell, especially when you have racked up years of driving experience ferrying people around. Still, it is not the most financially rewarding job on earth, although the human aspect of it cannot see any amount of money placed on it. Normally, taxis feature meters that will calculate the fare based on distance traveled and time taken, […]
Losing your smartphone is a tragic incident. Regardless of whether it is a pricy flagship or an entry-level phone, the device itself contains ample information, some of which are private or exclusively stored onto it. Hence, it is definitely worth the time to look for a lost device.Thanks to the rapid development of mobile technology software over the course of the last five years, there are plenty of options out […]
Most people don’t even know that they are constantly being tracked and that all their locations are being recorded in Google servers. Every place you visit is being tracked using Wi-Fi, mobile networks and GPS. This option is enabled by default and usually makes the user experience better and more convenient.There are many applications and services that depend on your location, such as “Google Now” or showing your location in […]
Paying a visit to a national park is always a good idea, but when you are faced with nature, you know for sure what you need to do – respect it, and play by its rules. Apart from stunning views and perhaps the chance to catch a glimpse of selected animals that catch your fancy, one can also explore the many trails within the national park itself. The thing is, […]
Apple’s iBeacon platform is one of the ways that many believe will change the way we do our shopping in stores. Basically for those unfamiliar with the technology, it uses Bluetooth to detect when a customer is nearby, which in turn could prompt them on their phone with announcements such as discounts on a particular food product, and so on.However Philips might have something up their sleeves too with the […]