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How many things can be tracked over the internet?

In addition to the well known sites for tracking Planes and Ships I've recently discovered I can track SHARKS! What other things can be tracked on the internet? I'm specifically keen to see sites with a map of the world (or I suppose a more local region if that is appropriate) with all the things moving around in real time, but any aggregation of real world data would also be interesting.
posted by Just this guy, y'know on Sep 26, 2013 - 27 answers

Help track my tool

I’m looking for a reasonably priced (GPS?) device that will remotely track an object's whereabouts and share that info with the public, online or via smartphone. [more inside]
posted by sixpack on Aug 22, 2013 - 4 answers

Less Expensive GPS Tracker for Dementia Parent?

Less Expensive GPS Tracker for Dementia Parent? [more inside]
posted by leahpeah on Feb 23, 2012 - 16 answers

Which GPS can I use to record my cross-country motorcycle trip?

What inexpensive GPS receiver can I use to log my cross-country, 1-2 month motorcycle trip? I won't have a computer with me, and I'd also like to be able to use it for some basic mapping. [more inside]
posted by aaronbeekay on Oct 25, 2011 - 14 answers

Does an internal GPS device for tracking a laptop exist?

What I'm looking to find out is if there is an internal GPS device which can go in an empty slot in my laptop in order to track it should it be stolen? I found some services here (some links work, some don't), but I think they all use WiFi as a way of tracking, which, correct me if I'm wrong, would be a problem for me in rural parts of Asia. [more inside]
posted by gman on Dec 29, 2010 - 6 answers

GPS with parental tracking?

Asking for a friend: What is a good GPS system with some form of parental tracking? [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Apr 5, 2010 - 11 answers

Fleet GPS Tracking

I'm looking for a GPS system for the fleet at my business. We have 6 trucks and run a small service company. I'm having a hard time finding what I need. [more inside]
posted by Tavern on Nov 24, 2009 - 6 answers

How can I get a google map to display my current position automatically?

How can I get a google map to display my current position automatically? [more inside]
posted by krautland on May 10, 2009 - 13 answers

Interesting GPS applications?

What are useful/fun/collaborative things that can be done with a PDA, computer and a small GPS device these days?
posted by vizsla on Aug 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Looking for a better way to track business miles

We got crapped on this tax season, so I'm looking for a better way to track my business miles. I always forget to write down trips in the mileage log, so I think an automated GPS system might work better for me. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by bjork24 on May 3, 2008 - 5 answers

Bluetooth GPS Tracking

I'm looking for software for my Windows Mobile smartphone + bluetooth GPS brick that will let people log in to a web site and see my current location (preferably in google maps). [more inside]
posted by nervestaple on Mar 21, 2008 - 9 answers

How do I turned the Enhanced 911 feature off my cell phone?

I would like to disable the Enhanced 911 feature of my cell phone that broadcasts my position continually via GPS tracking. As my phone doesn't allow me to turn this feature off through the settings, how can I modify the circuit to bypass the GPS transmitter?
posted by moooshy on Dec 21, 2007 - 13 answers

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