geotracking

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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More recently, Catherine began to use Uber and felt "safe" with its geotracking settings.
The Splurge Alert app is the first app of its kind to combine geotracking and social interactions to help consumers change their spending habits.
The app combines geotracking and social interactions to help consumers change their spending habits.
Users with this new site will be able to easily navigate their home country s subsite in its local language through geotracking technology, and clearly illustrates Brand s go-to-market names and services in each region.
Geotracking offers another option for finding, locking, and even remotely wiping misplaced mobile devices.
By geotracking your current location via Foursquare check-ins and aggregating public information gleaned from your social networks the app will let you connect with other users who like the same things you do.
In an experimental setting, the only navigation system that was evaluated, BrailleNote GPS, combined with a special technique the authors defined as geotracking, was found to have a significant effect on locating targets, even relatively small objects.
Geotracking provides the operator with precise information about where the equipment is currently positioned, while the telematics element provides details of where, and for how long, it has been used.
Both Alltel and Communications Development rely heavily on geotracking, or geotargeting, which is a feature that allows companies to see what parts of the world, country, state or county their Internet advertising is reaching most effectively through a user's Internet Protocol address.
A technique that we developed, called geotracking, can be used to get extremely close to the target after the "arrived your destination" announcement is made by the BGPS when one reaches a distance of approximately 45 feet from a previously entered point of interest.
Two experiments were conducted to determine the participants' accuracy in locating targets using a BGPS and the geotracking technique.
The findings of the first evaluation study that reported users' ability to locate targets accurately using a technique known as Geotracking will be reported in a subsequent issue of the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (Ponchillia et al., in press).