How to Track a Vehicle

January 8, 2020 Published by

There are many reasons to want to track a vehicle, both for business and personal reasons. If you have a fleet of vehicles, you want to know where each one is at any given time to improve efficiency, reduce costs, protect your drivers and your assets, and gain peace of mind. We’re going to break down the technology of GPS tracking for both business and personal applications and go over some of the benefits of each. How Does GPS Tracking Work? The Global Positioning System (GPS) works off a series of satellites orbiting at approximately 12,550 miles above the earth,... View Article

How Does GPS Tracking Work?

January 2, 2020 Published by

GPS technology is so accessible today that many people may not even think about how much they depend on it. The GPS project started in the 1970s. At first, only the military could use GPS tracking, but civilians would begin using it in the 1980s. It wasn’t until the 2000s that modern phone technology made GPS more available to everyone. Many people wouldn’t know how to get around their city without GPS technology! Today, GPS technology has many civilian applications, from pet monitoring, mining, astronomy, and sports training to recreation and surveying. Geocaching, or treasure hunting, took off thanks to... View Article

What is Fleet Management & How Does GPS Tracking Help?

December 30, 2019 Published by

There are many companies in this country that rely on the transportation of goods for the conduct of their business: trucking companies and bus companies, for instance. The fleets of vehicles owned by such companies represent a considerable investment on the part of the company, so it’s only natural that a company would want to protect that investment by monitoring the performance of every vehicle in the group. Over the past decade or so, a great many more requirements have been imposed on trucking companies and other transportation businesses, and these must all be complied with in order for them... View Article

What Does a GPS Tracker Use to Track Vehicles

November 27, 2019 Published by

What is a GPS (Global Positioning System)? Straight out of science fiction, we have the amazing benefits of global location monitoring. GPS is a series of satellites placed in incredibly high orbits above Earth, operated by the USAF (United States Air Force) that are used to locate anyone with an appropriate receiver accurately. These specialized satellites carry very stable atomic clocks that are synchronized with each other and ground clocks by sending continuous radio signals about the current time and date of their position. Since we live in three dimensions (3D), accurately identifying a position requires triangulating the relative positions... View Article

GPS Fleet Tracking Small Business: Things to Consider

October 30, 2019 Published by

GPS Fleet Tracking Small Business: Things to Consider There are a number of things you should take into account when choosing the best GPS fleet tracking for small companies. That’s because there are hundreds of monitoring systems on the market today, and there’s a great deal of industry interest in these monitoring systems. But they’re not all created equal, as you might expect, and you don’t want to end up purchasing one that’s much more powerful than you need. On the other hand, you don’t want to buy one which is inadequate for managing a larger team of vehicles and... View Article