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Should You Be Concerned About All the Tesla Truck Talk?

December 5, 2017 7:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With all the talk of the new Federal regulations surrounding EDS and all the other technological advances coming to the trucking industry, should you be concerned about all the Tesla truck talk going on right now? While shipping companies might be able to adapt, what about the drivers who carry the cargo? What does the latest gizmo from Elon Musk and Tesla mean for the future of trucking jobs and for fleet tracking? Get ready for the new age of the driverless fleet because it’s almost here. On Nov 16, 2017, Tesla introduced its promised fully electric semi truck and... View Article

Uber vs Convoy In the War of the Freight Booking Apps

December 5, 2017 7:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So back in May, you may or may not have read about one of the latest announcements from Uber about their new service, Uber Freight, and how it would make life easier for truck drivers to get loads and get paid. But if you’re a company driver should you quit your job as a company driver and become an independent owner-operator instead? And if you do, is Uber your only option? Below we take a look at the companies providing apps for shippers and truckers to book loads and go deeper into the war of the freight booking apps. Uber... View Article

How NASA Uses GPS Technology in Space

December 5, 2017 7:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In recent weeks, we’ve explored the ways in which the Global Positioning System and its related technologies have been utilized across the globe. All very interesting, to be sure, but very Earth-centric. What say you to getting away from terra firma for a bit and taking this topic to the stars this time around? That was a rhetorical question. Let’s go for a ride. Perhaps unsurprisingly, NASA relies on GPS technology as a key backup for a number of important functions in its pursuit of space exploration and aeronautics research. Since the satellites utilized by the system are already in... View Article

The History of GPS Vehicle Tracking

December 5, 2017 7:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We recently devoted a post to summarizing the history of the Global Positioning System, beginning with an examination of Sputnik in 1957 and concluding in 2005, when the current generation of Block II satellite was launched at Cape Canaveral. Now, with a new era of spacecraft on the horizon and set to take to the stars next year, the limitations of GPS capabilities are on the verge of expanding once more. With that in mind, we come to you this week with a more specialized (and probably more pertinent) history: this one on how the technology has been used in... View Article

Live GPS Tracker- To See the Location of A Vehicle In the Current Moment

September 2, 2016 11:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

GPS tracking had been developed for military purposes and then it made available for police and investigators and in the recent years, it is available for the general public to use for their personal uses and hence it is now possible to track almost anything. With previous GPS tracking systems we could only track the past or historic information about something, but now we are able to track anything- live. Live GPS Tracker or Real Time Tracking System: A mechanism by which we can track some object or something in the current moment, is called Live GPS Tracker. By using... View Article