geofence

geofence

A geographic zone that is defined for tracking purposes. When a tracking device in a vehicle or a person with a smartphone tracking app enters or leaves a geofence, the device sends a signal via email or texting to a recipient. Geofences can be permanently assigned; for example, a neighborhood geofence enables a thermostat to raise or lower the temperature when people leave home and come back. A temporary geofence might be assigned to ensure teenagers do not stray from a venue such as after being dropped off at a concert.
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A lot of airports will have a geofence put around it such that the drone is unable to enter the airspace of the airport.
A geofence is a virtual geographic boundary around a physical area that is created via GPS or RFID technology that enables software to trigger a response (such as an ad or a coupon) when a customer with a mobile device enters the predetermined area.
You can also select friends from your list that can view your custom Story and add a Geofence so it's only available in a particular area.
The installation for the three exhibitions by Excpy will include the creation of a virtual GeoFence around the venue.
For example, in an asset tracking and theft prevention scenario, the application may use low- power consumption network-based location to geofence a vehicle, raising an alert only when it strays outside a defined area.
In addition, the handset's advanced tracking capabilities offer three different options, based on preset time intervals, distance travelled, and detection of movement outside a preset geofence.
The Parking Fairy, created by 20-year-old Dylan McKee from Seghill, Northumberland, uses geofence technology to track the location of users and provides alerts about nearby car parks that have spaces available.
The patented technology reports cellular reliability and throughput on a geofence by geofence basis, so customers have their own coverage maps based on actual connectivity to and from vehicles in the field.
This guide specfically tells you on how to includes overlaying store locations on Google Maps*, using geofence to notify the user when the device enters the store proximities.
Because geofences are sets of GPS coordinates, any GPS-equipped vehicle can be programmed to receive a warning if it approaches a geofence.
and their joint venture, Blogwatcher, are collaborating to license the Gimbal context awareness solution, with exclusivity for certain geofence and interest profile capabilities for distributions solely in Japan.
Consumers must initially opt in for the service, usually through, a third party operating the geofence, but once users have the app and walk inside the geofence perimeters, they don't have to open the app; their phones just need to be turned on to receive SMS alerts.