BT's Cute Little Anti-theft Device

Those enterprising chaps at British Telecom, so sorry, BT, just launched a neat little GPS solution for car security. The system, cheekily named Trackit, combines a wireless fob and several receivers hooked to a car's electrical bangers and mash. When a car goes somewhere without the fob, the system signals BT, which passes the coordinates to Johnny Law and sends a text message to its owner informing him of the theft. Apparently it works, as one BT employee testing the device found out when his Audi A4 was stolen and returned within 50 minutes. We, of course, would immediately lose that fob and be arrested for stealing our own car within minutes.

Foursprung: BT anti-theft guy has Audi nicked [Foursprung]

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