Had breakfast at a Panera this morning -some 20 minutes away, but… and one new feature is instead of picking up your order as before, one is given a disk and the order is brought to you.
As cool as this is, I asked how the server can track the customer down in the store and was told it was through GPS.
This is impressive as it shows just how more precise GPS has become. Due probably to a new generation of orbiting positioning satellites that were scheduled to be launched a few years ago.
Was told too military GPS is very, very precise and I guess with the new generation of positioning satellites, some of that tech has trickled down to civilian applications. But still thinking a bit more deeply- or too much- if a server can track you down in a restaurant……… that’s also a bit creepy.