October 20, 2015


Trkd: A new breed of tracker

Guest blog by OS Partner Rob Smith from Away Team Software

GPS revolution

Twenty years ago, photography was an expensive hobby which needed specialist kit. Then some bright spark had the idea of putting a digital camera into a mobile phone, and suddenly taking photos became cheap, easy and accessible to all. It was revolutionary.

Location tracking is undergoing a similar metamorphosis with the advent of apps like Trkd™ (pron. tracked). Using our space industry experience, Away Team has designed a GPS app perfectly tailored to mobile devices, to make the most of the limited resources available. It’s easy to use, small enough for budget phones, and supported by the free Maps service on our website to show users their tracks on OS Open Data maps and satellite images. Read More