In a new GPS tracking system being tested by Iowa State Patrol, a compressed-air launcher, mounted behind the grille of a police cruiser, uses a laser to target the fleeing vehicle. It discharges a projectile/tag containing the GPS module.
NOVEMBER 21, 2013, 6:24 AM|Police are using a new tool, known as the GPS "cannon," to reduce dangerous high speed chases. The device is fired onto the back of the suspect's car, and allows police to track their location through real-time GPS information. CBS News' Jeff Pegues reports.
Austin police hope new technology will help them catch bad guys and keep you safe at the same time. The department is rolling out new technology they hope will keep innocent bystanders out of harm’s way.
The MicroTracker II from CovertTrack is a miniature GPS tracker with superior sensitivity designed for vehicle, and asset tracking. Its miniature size presents users with endless possibilities for concealment while featuring live tracking, locate NOW ability, and a 3D motion sensor to save power when not in motion.