Posts Categorized: GPS

Handheld location tracker works in real-time

A startup has successfully funded a new technology that provides peer-to-peer, real-time, location tracking without needing phones or internet connection.

Prototype steering wheel makes driving easier

A new soft robotic steering wheel aims to improve the wellbeing of Gig economy drivers.

App informs customers of restaurant noise levels

Restaurant and cafe goers can choose establishments based on loudness ratings provided by an app.

Decoy sea turtle egg is a tracker for poachers

A new low-cost device uses geotagging technology to deter and reduce the illegal wildlife trade.

Device uses vibration to guide the visually-impaired

A designer has created a customizable, wearable sensory device to guide visually-impaired users through vibrations.

Luggage tag offers audio tips for tourists visiting Amsterdam

The location-aware device is powered by GPS and is installed with a speaker that reacts at points of interest around the city.

Smart backpack knows when something is left behind

A smart backpack that uses IoT tags and an app to keep tabs on users’ belongings.

Handbag accessory detonates dye when robbed

Malaysian sportswear firm Ash Be Nimble has designed a stylish handbag fob that explodes dye when robbed, helping catch the theft literally red handed.