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Automated Tracking

Location apps integrate responsive technology to make tracking more streamlined

Implications - Extending beyond traditional mapping services, tracking devices are using technology like iBeacon to monitor and locate items. Integrating responsive features into GPS products and locator apps, brands are providing consumers with tools to help locate eclectic features like eyeglasses and even people, reflecting a more automated approach to everyday routine.
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7 Featured, 60 Examples:
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Mar 14 — Oct 16
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Featured Examples

Bike-Tracking Tail Lights
Bike-Tracking Tail Lights
The BTrack Tail Light Lets You Track Your Stolen or Lost Bike
The BTrack Safe Light is a tail light that allows you to track your bike if you lose it or if it’s stolen from you. This device uses GPS technology to help you track it. The light is fitted... MORE
Smart Suitcase Trackers
Smart Suitcase Trackers
This LEV Tracking Device Informs You of All of Your Luggage Movements
Bag tracking is taken to the next level by this smart suitcase tracker. The compact cellular gadget was designed to be tucked into your luggage, keeping you connected to the status of your... MORE
Versatile Lost Item Locators
Versatile Lost Item Locators
The 'Chipolo Plus' Bluetooth Tracker Provides an Ultra-Loud Alert
Looking to help make Bluetooth trackers more efficient when it comes to finding lost items, the ‘Chipolo Plus’ is one of the more versatile options out there. Affordably priced at $25,... MORE
Pet Passenger Trackers
Pet Passenger Trackers
Delta is Offering Free Pet Tracking to Flyers Travelling with Animals
Travelling with pets in tow can be a stressful experience for owners and animals alike, but this free pet tracking service from Delta will hopefully provide peace of mind. The airline wants to... MORE
Business Location Service Apps
Business Location Service Apps
The Apple iBeacon Service Lets Businesses Send Targeted Promotions
Apple released a new location services technology called the Apple iBeacon. iBeacon is essentially a module that makes a spontaneous Bluetooth connection with a nearby smartphone and exchanges... MORE
Portable Object Trackers
Portable Object Trackers
The Nut Find 3 Alerts You When Your Device Is Out Of Range
The Nut Find 3 is an exceptionally portable and high-tech personal gadget and object tracker that is designed to ensure that you never again lose sight of your phone or other personal gadget. What&#... MORE
play_circle_filled Solar-Powered GPS Trackers
Solar-Powered GPS Trackers
The Retrievor Makes Finding Lost Pets and Electronics a Breeze
The Retrievor is an eco-friendly GPS tracker that is no bigger than a U.S. quarter. The device is powered by the sun (it can also be charged using a micro USB cable,) so you don’t have to... MORE

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