Location Based Technology Makes It’s Way to NASCAR with Rick Ware Racing for the Remainder of 2013 Season

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GPS Technology for a very long time didn’t make its method round sports groups or venues. However now monitoring techniques appear to be populating throughout sporting venues and groups. We beforehand coated SportVU, who just lately inked a deal with the complete NBA in addition to offers with school basketball packages Duke and Marquette. We additionally noticed the model new large scoreboard at Texas Motor Speedway not too way back.
Location Based Applied sciences, Inc., is now taking this know-how over to NASCAR. They’re the  makers of the PocketFinder, that are  private GPS units. The deal, which was introduced in mid-October has formally began the firm’s NASCAR debut with Rick Ware Racing. The deal is for the the rest of the 2013 racing season in each the NASCAR Nationwide Collection and the NASCAR Tenting World Truck Collection for choose occasions.
It additionally alerts that there’s legitimately curiosity round NASCAR for bringing this know-how again for the 2014 racing season which begins February fifteenth at Daytona.

“NASCAR and Rick Ware Racing convey the greatest of racing and driver security to its followers. LBT is happy to deliver the world’s greatest private and car GPS monitoring techniques to racing followers round the world – for their added security and safety.”

The primary race the place this know-how passed off was October nineteenth in Talladega, Alabama at Talladega Speedway. The PocketFinder group and race gear will probably be branded particularly with PocketFinder paint scheme from bumper to bumper. The workforce will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide and Truck collection with races main up to the acclaimed championship weekend in Homestead Miami. The workforce additionally is about to take part in further races embrace; Martinsville, Virginia; Phoenix, Arizona; and Miami, Florida.

“NASCAR and Rick Ware Racing convey the greatest of racing and driver security to its followers. LBT is happy to convey the world’s greatest private and car GPS monitoring techniques to racing followers round the world – for their added security and safety,” stated Dave Morse, CEO of Location Based Applied sciences.

Drivers will probably be introduced prior to every race occasion, and can carry PocketFinder’s “private monitoring” system with them all through the pre-race week and of their precise driver’s go well with throughout the race weekends.

Location Based Applied sciences, which is a publicly traded firm designs and builds devoted GPS services which are designed to be reasonably priced, and straightforward to use. The corporate’s shopper merchandise are bought underneath the PocketFinder model, and its business merchandise are bought beneath the LBT model. For extra info, go to: PocketFinder right here and Location Based Applied sciences web site right here.

Rick Ware said:

“We’re excited to be working with LBT and PocketFinder to introduce their GPS monitoring know-how and model to the nice NASCAR followers throughout North America. We’re going to be bringing again some former Champions and nice drivers from the sport in each NASCAR and the United Sports activities Automotive Collection to be half of this racing effort going ahead.”

That is simply NASCAR’s newest dive into the world of social media and know-how. It has been one of the extra aggressive sporting leagues in adapting new methods promote the sport to followers in addition to improve security and effectivity all through the racing groups. The Location Based Technological GPS units are one other step in the proper path and it is going to be fascinating to see if they carry the know-how again for the 2014 racing season.

We will definitely be monitoring and seeing how this initiative goes.