If you think you have a problem with this, you are probably aware all smartphones have GPS tracking features in them and anyone can track you if they know your number. Also there is an expending market to track vehicles, pets, mental and dementia patients, the criminal's ankle bracelet and a host of other tracking methods being introduced which adds to the growing collection of Big Data which surrounds us every day.
I also include here the public sentiment on these devices being used from the WSJ poll as of this morning
Read the article and chime in with your thoughts and experiences.
A couple of links to the technology providers
- Sociometric Solutions
- Boston Global
- Using GPS for Tracking People
- Alliance Tech, Meeting and Exposition Tracking
This article is part of a continuing series of posts which look at emerging technologies, big data and efficiency in the work place. Specifically the Connections between unlikely events and technologies which create Strings of these Connections to reveal emerging patterns of our new economy.