What is Global Positioning System? (GPS)

A system of satellites and receiving devices used to compute positions on the Earth.

Real-Time GPS Tracking System

A Real-Time GPS Tracking System has a built-in connection to the internet so you can log-on and see where the device is and check most current location as well as the history from anywhere in the world.

  • The advantage is that you can locate a car or person at any time and see their driving history with our going to the car to get the device.
  • The only disadvantage is that there is a monthly fee for the cellular communication service.

This is a good solution to monitor in real-time a suspicious car and be able to catch it at anytime.

GPS Data loggers

With a GPS Data Logger you can place a device on the car it will record locations as the car drives around. You can then retrieve the device later and connect it to your PC to read the data.

  • The advantage of a data logger is very detailed report at a low cost with no monthly fees.
  • The disadvantage is that you can not find our where a car is or has been until it returns and you retrieve the device.

This is a good solution to monitor the driving behavior of a teen or employee over the past few days or weeks but will not help you find a missing car.

GPS Tracking Solutions

Depending on your needs one GPS Tracking System may be a better fit for you.

  • Business owners with a fleet of vehicles will have more confidence as they are briefed on the location of their employees.
  • Families can be assured that their loved ones are safe when they travel away from home.
  • Real time tracking can even assist law enforcement in recovering your stolen vehicle.
  • Are your vehicles safe? Find out with a GPS tracking system.

There are a wide range of tracking systems that can observe the positions of your vehicles in real time or record the movements for later review.

Why people use GPS Tracking Systems and Devices

When suspicions arise about a vehicle, add a vehicle logging unit for the ride! A logging system is a reliable way to:

  • Track a vehicle to the nearest address
  • Determine how long the vehicle remained at any given destination
  • Provide details of suspicious activities, e.g.
    • Is your child really going to the library? Or, is he or she going to a party where there will be underage drinking and drugs available?
    • Was your spouse actually working late? A GPS system is a surefire way to document your loved one's whereabouts.
    • Unsure of where employees are taking your company car? Stop employee abuse of company cars or trucks - lower high gas costs.

In many cases, tracking devices will provide solutions to your needs.