Saturday, February 6, 2010

GPS Units Track Super Bowl Players for Added Security in Preparation for the Big Game

You know the security world is getting more complex when we issue GPS units to our football players to track their whereabouts.  Two hundred GPSs are being used to protect the Super Bowl football players in the days prior to the Super Bowl.  The GPS signals are sent to a central monitoring station where security personnel watch their positions on a graphic map on a computer screen.  Should anything happen (kidnapping, mugging, lost in the city, stuck in traffic) to the players security officials will know their exact whereabouts and be able to respond.  Read more in "GPS devices track Super Bowl teams' vehicles for security", The Sun Sentinel, February 5, 2010.

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