Buffalo News: High-tech GPS devices in vehicles are magnets for thieves
Friday, February 29, 2008
GadgetTrak was featured in a recent article on GPS theft in the Buffalo New York region, GadgetTrak founder Ken Westin was quoted along side a researcher from the Urban Institute:
“As there is more crime, the manufacturers are going to step in,” said Ken Westin, founder of GadgetTrak, a company in Portland, Ore., that sells software that can be installed in electronic devices to help their rightful owners find them if they are stolen.
The GPS manufacturers need to do more to make the devices harder to steal or reuse, said Westin of GadgetTrak and the Urban Institute’s Roman.