Offender: Problems from the start

McCormick, 29, said his troubles with GPS monitoring began soon after being fitted with an ankle bracelet in February 2017. Records show the tracker made by Boulder, Colo.-based BI Inc. was not communicating with the Department of Corrections’ Electronic Monitoring Center in Madison because of poor cellular reception at his grandmother’s house where he lived [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ten percent of monitored offenders homeless

Clockwise from top left, Sylvester Jackson, Don Mulder, Ventae Parrow, Brian Anthony, Matthew Schechter and Glenn Davis are some of the 11 registered sex offenders in a pending case against a 2,000-foot residency restriction in the city of Milwaukee, where countless sex offenders, many on GPS monitoring, are homeless. The parties are working on [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Liberal megadonor George Soros bankrolling Fusion GPS, Russian billionaire claims

                By Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times - Saturday, March 10, 2018 A Russian billionaire writes that George Soros, a major financier of liberal causes, is funding Fusion GPS, the firm that orchestrated the Christopher Steele dossier. If true, it is possible that Fusion GPS’s ongoing anti-Trump investigations have [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GPS: Paul Manafort will now have to wear two GPS-tracking bracelets

President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is getting a shiny new accessory. Manafort will be outfitted with a second GPS monitoring bracelet, BuzzFeed News reports, after he pleaded not guilty Thursday to tax and fraud charges in Virginia federal court. The bracelet will join the original tracking device he was assigned last month, after he pleaded not guilty [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Superaccurate GPS Chips Coming to Smartphones in 2018

Broadcom has released the first mass-market GPS chips that use newer satellite signals to boost accuracy to 30 centimetersBy Samuel K. Moore Protecting GPS From Spoofers Is Critical to the Future of NavigationWe’ve all been there. You’re driving down the highway, just as Google Maps instructed, when Siri tells you to “proceed east for one-half [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congress warned of GPS vulnerabilities

  "We need to control the manufacture and web sale of [GPS] jammers, which is pretty unabated right now," retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen testified March 29 before a joint hearing on space threats and the implications for homeland security. Credit: House Homeland Security Committee video WASHINGTON — The U.S. Global Positioning System [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Technology can reduce GPS outages from Northern Lights, researchers say by Allen Cone London (UPI) Mar 13, 2017 Scientists studying the Northern Lights say they think their research will lead to new technology to reduce outages from satellite navigation systems. Researchers at the University of Bath in England found for the first time that turbulence [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd and DigitalGlobe, have announced a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which MDA will acquire DigitalGlobe for US$35.00 per share in a combination of cash and stock. The transaction values DigitalGlobe at an equity value of approximately C$3.1 billion (US$2.4 billion), and an enterprise value of C$4.7 billion (US$3.6 billion), including [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Since 2004 Oklahoma Prisoners Tracked Using GPS

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. –  Oklahoma’s governor has signed a controversial bill into law calling for the early release of state prisoners. But there’s a catch — those qualified for early release will be required to wear a global positioning satellite (search) system ankle bracelet at all times. Although the law could save taxpayers $10 million, opponents say the [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobile phone and satellite data to map poverty

  Bangladesh poverty maps showing national estimates for wealth index (A), progress out of poverty index (B), and household income (C). Maps were generated using mobile data, satellite data, and Bayesian geostatistical models. Red indicates poorer areas. Image courtesy WorldPop, University of Southampton An international team has, for the first time, developed a way of [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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