GPS / Telematics

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8 Misconceptions About GPS Vehicle Tracking

Objections to implementing GPS systems are based on myths concerning their value, ease of use, cost, and function. These assumptions have been countered by real-world experience.

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NAVTEQ Wins Renewal Contract with the U.S. Federal Government

CHICAGO – NAVTEQ has been selected as a primary map data provider by the U.S. government. With this contract, NAVTEQ will continue to provide road network and standard points of interest data under a government-wide enterprise license to numerous government agencies supporting U.S. Homeland Defense.

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Allen County Uses GPS to Track its Vehicles

FORT WAYNE, IN – Allen County government will soon start using global positioning devices to monitor some county-owned cars and trucks — a test program that could later lead to the tracking of all county vehicles.

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GPS May Keep Track of Chicago's Police

CHICAGO – Every Chicago Police officer's movements could be electronically tracked by global positioning systems (GPS) if a program being tested in the Chicago Lawn District wins approval.

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LAPD Patrol Cars to Get Sticky-GPS-Tracker Cannon

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will be able to fire sticky GPS tracker devices at fleeing miscreants' cars as soon as next year.

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Auburn University Buses Switch to Alternative Fuel

AUBURN, AL – The orange and blue Tiger Transit buses at Auburn University are now being fueled with biodiesel. More than 40 Tiger Transit buses run 12 hours a day at Auburn.

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Military Style GPS to Go Commercial

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – Global positioning system devices now used by thousands of soldiers worldwide will be sold commercially by defense contractor Rockwell Collins Inc.

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Auburn University Buses Switch to Alternative Fuel

AUBURN, AL – The orange and blue Tiger Transit buses at Auburn University are now being fueled with biodiesel.

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York County Natural Gas Selects GTG to Implement New GIS Software Solutions

LONGVIEW, TEXAS – Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) announced today that York County, South Carolina Natural Gas has upgraded LGviewer to Community Connect.

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Using Telematics to Manage Truck Fleets

Fleet managers describe how the ability to track vehicle location, gas consumption, and preventive maintenance has benefited their fleets.

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