Categories for GPS Tracking Service

How Using GPS Tracking Can Combat Car Theft

October 27, 2021 Published by

For a while, it seemed like car theft was going the way of the horse and buggy and the payphone. In the late nineties and the early 2000s, car theft rates were plummeting. In many parts of the USA, car theft rates had plummeted by 60 percent. Chop shops and criminal car exporting operations were going out of business as more and more stolen cars were recovered by the police with information from GPS tracking systems. Then, in the first six months of 2020, the FBI reports, car theft rates bounced back by about 9 percent. Car theft rates in... View Article

How GPS Fleet Tracking Works

October 27, 2021 Published by

You may not know it, but you already have GPS fleet tracking. It just isn’t tracking your fleet for you. Cars, for instance, are the most sophisticated computers most people own. Even older models are filled with up to 1000 sensors. Most cars built since 2017 start copying personal data as soon as you plug in your smartphone. Your car’s dashboard won’t tell you what your car is recording. You won’t find that information in the owner’s manual, either. There is no way you can download it. Cars, with very few exceptions (there is one 2022 model from Toyota that... View Article

What Industries Use Fleet Tracking?

October 27, 2021 Published by

Could your business benefit from fleet tracking? GPS fleet tracking has become an essential tool for managing fleets of all sizes—and all industries. More and more businesses are realizing the benefits of using GPS fleet tracking for keeping up with their vehicles and equipment. Here are just a few of the industries that benefit from fleet tracking services from GPS Technologies. Agriculture Chances are you already use GPS in planting, cultivation, and harvest. You can also use GPS tracking systems to recover stolen equipment and keep track of young equipment operators. Auto Sales and Service Need to dispatch the nearest... View Article

How Accurate are GPS Systems Used on Construction  Equipment?

October 14, 2020 Published by

How do GPS Systems Work? GPS is short for Global Positioning System. It is a system used to figure out the exact location of an object on the globe. In ancient times, people relied on constellations in the night sky for navigation purposes. Similarly, GPS relies on a network of satellites to pinpoint the coordinates of the location. GPS consists of satellites, ground stations, and receivers. The ground stations use radar technology to confirm the location provided by the satellites. This can be vital in the construction industry, when equipment needs to be quickly moved within a state, or even nationwide.... View Article

How Do Web-Based Vehicle Tracking Systems Work?

April 10, 2020 Published by

Web-based vehicle tracking systems are impressive pieces of technology that can deliver many benefits. This article goes over how web-based arrangements work, what other options are out there, and the cost and benefits of setting up a web-based system. How Do Web-Based Vehicle Tracking Systems Work? Web-based vehicle tracking systems predominantly rely on the Global Positioning System, owned by the US government. Certain systems use the Global Navigation Satellite System, or GLONASS, which is operated by Russia. For this post, GPS is the focus. GPS makes use of a network of satellites to identify the position of various entities that... View Article

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