geotracking

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geotracking

Identifying a person's current, physical location by obtaining GPS data from their smartphones or other GPS-enabled devices. See mobile positioning and geotagging.
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In anticipation of this merger, Superbiz launched a geo-tracking based app and expanded its Midtown NYC headquarters in size and personnel to better handle newly increased customer's demands.
The TRA is currently researching all the related effects and dangers of these games and applications, as incidents have been reported from around the world about robberies and other crimical activities being enabled by these games' geo-tracking features.
In such cases, with geo-tracking, credit unions can invite targeted members to drop into the branch when they are nearby to learn more about interested products, and reward them with loyalty programs while banking.
Before the launch, the company seeks to raise funds on Kickstarter to add some key functionality that will help the platform make more secure to use - such as phone verification and geo-tracking.
Presumably, this would include more substantive geo-tracking data.
According to Surdak, there's a fine line that companies must walk between intimacy (needs anticipation, reverse Grouponing, e-coupons, "liking" and suggestion lists) and creepiness (behavior manipulation, behavior modeling, iCoupons, geo-tracking, cookies).
LiveU will also be demonstrating LiveU Central, its browser-based management system for easy control and geo-tracking of all LiveU systems, feeds, and apps from anywhere.
The Nike Football app features custom football emojis within its chat feature to extend the dressing room camaraderie, and uses geo-tracking technology to allow members to set up matches around the world.
The dealer locator feature gives customers quick and easy access to dealership addresses and phone numbers and includes geo-tracking capabilities for some mobile devices.
His road to the gamepocalyse runs the winding road through such elements as social networking, customisation, geo-tracking, speech recognition and eventually whole life tracking.
Other Smartphone security dangers include geo-tracking based on location data embedded onto image files; the transmission of confidential payment information without the user's knowledge or consent; and unauthorised (and often unnoticed) premium-service orders on the monthly bill.