Categories for GPS Tracking Service

Vehicle GPS Tracking Service vs. LoJacks

January 5, 2018 Published by

Nobody wants to lose track of their vehicle, which is why so many owners of fleet vehicles rely on the LoJack devices provided by some cell phone companies to provide the vehicle security they need. These devices can certainly offer some peace of mind, but if you are looking for more in-depth tracking and monitoring capabilities, then you might need to upgrade to professional vehicle GPS tracking service. Take a look at the differences between LoJacks and some of the things that a professional tracking service can do for you. LoJacks LoJack devices can help you with many things. They... View Article

A Brief History of GPS Technology

November 3, 2017 Published by

While the United States officially launched its GPS technology in 1974 as a means of overcoming the limitations of previous navigational systems, the technology itself has its roots in the Sputnik era. Today, it is almost impossible to conceive of a world without GPS technology. Let’s take a look at a brief timeline for GPS technology and how it has evolved over the years. October 4, 1957: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology find that the frequency of radio signals transmitted by Sputnik increased as it got closer and decreased as it moved farther away. This was a result... View Article

How GPS Technology Is Used for Hurricane Tracking

October 20, 2017 Published by

Over the last five years, major advances in global positioning system (GPS) technology have allowed it to become a bigger part of meteorology, especially when it comes to tracking hurricanes. In the recent hurricanes that battered the United States and Caribbean islands (Harvey, Irma, Maria), scientists used GPS to track the path and severity of the storms. The signals from GPS satellites bounce around in a unique way during storms, which allows scientists to calculate the wind speeds, allowing them to predict that kind of damage the storms are capable of committing and where they are most likely to hit... View Article

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