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Rutgers Researchers Show that How Fast You Drive Might Reveal Exactly Where You are Going

Computer experts at Rutgers find that speed data collected by some insurance companies could compromise a customer’s privacy.

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Passive RFID is passé ... Not so fast my friend

In today's Directions on the News podcast, I suggested that the coming of sensors inside of the iPhone 6 and the advent of beacons plus other sensor technology might re-ignite enthusiasm for location-based sensors. This rebirth of sensors might potentially displace...Read more

Apple, Sensors and Geodata Overload

What will we do with all of the Apple sensors: NFC, HealthKit, HomeKit, LED Sensors, barometers. Will they portend the beginning of yet another big data assault that will impact geospatial professionals? Will they catapult the “connected home” or “quantified self”...Read more

ASU alum’s mapping project a finalist in Google Impact Challenge

Arizona State University alumnus Adam Kiefer, a geographic informations systems (GIS) specialist, works to protect the Virunga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. He developed a public safety program that has advanced to the...Read more

Cruising high seas, engineers detect fake GPS signals

Spoofed GPS signals fool today's recievers into thinking they are real. But researchers at Cornell have a way to tell which are the real McCoys. The work may make GPS hackubg less of a worry.

Beyond GPS: Five Next-Generation Technologies for Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT)

The Global Positioning System (GPS) provides real-time positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) data for countless military and civilian uses. But it has limitations. How is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency addressing them? With new technology, of course!...Read more

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