Here I Am - NZ GPS vehicle tracking
Long time no post! I guess the thought of there being less than 2 months before I have to hand in my thesis is a bit of a dampener on trying to keep up with all the LBS news that's out there and blogging about it... However, saw this in the Herald today and thought I should probably post it cause it's local. =)
GPS tracker helps keep drivers honest
"Wedd and his wife Kath Jones established Here I Am this year after identifying what they saw as a gap in the market for GPS tracking technology that could be easily accessed by customers over the internet.So it's not totally accessible to anyone (due to the high cost) but I guess it's slowly getting there! However, once again we should remember the warning points about child tracking... to paraphrase Russell Buckley (I think), technology is no substitute for good parenting!
Location details and travel history from a Here I Am GPS locator device in a vehicle or carried by a person are relayed to the company's server, where they can be accessed by any internet-capable device - computer, PDA or cellphone.
Clients can view a visual image of a vehicle's journey and receive emails or text messages when it speeds or travels outside a designated zone.
The service is not cheap. The in-vehicle locator units sell for between $948 and $1349, plus a monthly charge of $35 to $60."