Tagged: GPS

MET students to explore Boston during commencement weekend

MET’s Distance Education graduates have studied remotely for most of their tenure at BU but this weekend they will get a chance to explore the Charles River Campus and the city of Boston while participating in MET’s GPS Urban Adventure.  On Saturday starting at 12:30 PM, these graduates will discover the secrets of Boston and […]

Google offers free GPS

Reflecting the trend toward consolidating functions on hand-helds, Google is offering free GPS navigation system for mobile phones — a potentially big blow to stand-alone GPS makers.  Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, head of the School of Management’s IS Department, says it’s logical to extend Google Maps to mobile phones. “Google realizes that it needs killer apps for […]

MA SJC clears up GPS monitoring of sex offender law

According to a recent Boston Globe article, the state’s highest court ruled that the law requiring GPS monitoring of people on probation for certain sex offenses applies only to offenders who have been placed on probation after being convicted of the crimes, not to offenders who are awaiting trial.  “It’s not clear from the ruling that […]